Media Figures Threaten Riots If GOP Tries To Fill SCOTUS Seat: Burn It All Down

Left-wing media figures rushed to threaten violent riots on Friday evening if President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attempt to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away earlier in the day.

Reza Aslan, who used to have a show on CNN, responded by writing: “If they even TRY to replace RBG we burn the entire f***ing thing down.”

Political writer Laura Bassett echoed a similar sentiment, but stopped short of making a threat, writing: “If McConnell jams someone through, which he will, there will be riots. … *more, bigger riots.”

Australian astrophysicist Dr. Jessie Christiansen tweeted: “IF THEY RAM THROUGH AN APPOINTMENT IN THE NEXT TWO MONTHS I WILL RIOT. This is an actual nightmare.”

Writer Beau Willimon wrote: “We’re shutting this country down if Trump and McConnell try to ram through an appointment before the election.”

Political commentator Katie Herzog wrote: “All we can hope for in times like these is that Mitch McConnell has a stroke from laughing too hard. To clarify: I don’t want him to die. I just want him to be brain dead. I’m not a monster.”

Another leftist wrote: “tell me when we’re meeting outside mitch mcconnell’s house.”

Professor Emmett Macfarlane wrote on Twitter: “Burn Congress down before letting Trump try to appoint anyone to SCOTUS.”

This article has been expanded after publication to include additional information.

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Author: Ryan Saavedra

Source: Daily Wire: Media Figures Threaten Riots If GOP Tries To Fill SCOTUS Seat: Burn It All Down

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