In a racist tweet Monday that was promptly into the shame museum, the Arlington County Committee in Virginia suggested that two Democratic congresswomen of color should retire and go work as lobbyists for the Taliban.
The remark, directed at Reps. (D-Minn.) and (D-N.Y.), came in response to on the Taliban’s dire financial situation ― resulting in an apparent desire to hire a lobbyist in Washington, D.C.
The Arlington GOP responded by tweeting: “Well, if or retire from Congress, there’s a revolving door opportunity for them.”
Well, if or retire from Congress, there’s a revolving door opportunity for them.
— Arlington GOP (@goparlington)
The tweet drew immediate criticism, prompting the Arlington GOP to defend itself by pointing to an opinion piece in The Washington