Congress, Thurgood Marshall, Maxine Waters discussed on Jeff Wagner
It's so because for rehabilitation is that the first step to acknowledge that you were wrong. Can I add that Jeff as I mentioned to your producer? Um maybe this is the counter balance we need in Congress so that the Congress in general says No. These kinds of statements step outside the bounds. Whether you're liberal left whether you're extreme, right, etcetera, etcetera. Maybe this is the counter balance We need Well, thanks to call That's I mean, that, I guess is that is now what the issue is is going to be, And I think that's the issue that some Democrats have to wrestle with that. I understand. Like I say, this is and I'm not defending Marjorie Taylor Greene, but at the same time you take her off these committees. You make her a martyr. What I look she's somebody and nobody never heard of until a couple weeks ago. She's a backbencher from Georgia, who, in all likelihood, Will probably not be reelected if she runs again. Two years from now, she won because she came out of a heavily Republican district, and she won an eight way primary so that that's you know that that's the dynamics of this. My guess is that this is going to be her only term and in Congress. I think the better way to deal with this is just the kind of marginalize her As opposed to trying to make her a martyr. But you do open this this floodgate because that then becomes the question. You know, what are we going to do? Moving forward? But should we do We want Congress under the guise of policing its own and look and I'll be the first to tell you. I think this woman's comments are beyond the pale, But you know, I I think that there's a lot of stuff when when Maxine Waters says. I think people should go out and they should be confronting members of the Trump administration. When they're sitting and having dinner. They haven't obligation to get into people's faces. And I mean, I think that was beyond the pale to know it's not the same as being a denial of the plane flew into the Pentagon or anything like that. But what do we really want to He's saying, OK, we're gonna look at the cook meter here, and we're going to use that as a basis for deciding whether it should be in Congress or whether you should serve on certain committees. That's with the danger of this is it would be nice. If she just kind of step down voluntarily. That would be a good thing to do and try to tweet your point. Mark, try toe either rehabilitate herself through her work or or whatever, you know, put in her time. Try to advance yourself. That would be good. I think for the Republican Party in general, but she's being held up as an example. She's this is It's going to be a political show vote because the headlines, they're going to be again Republican representatives didn't vote to remove her from the committee assignments. And look, you know, she thought that the Parkland Florida shooting didn't happen. So you know this is being used as a wedge against Republicans. She could help that. But by taking her off the committee's You make her a martyr. And I'm not sure that's what you really want to do. And you set a really, I think questionable precedent moving forward for other people who were on the fringes of their parties. All right back with much more in just a couple minutes. This is Jeff Wagner. Or chip Lightner right after this this'll monumental moment in black history is sponsored by Tayback Law, Thurgood Marshall's A True American pioneer, Marshall played an instrumental role in promoting racial equality during the civil rights movement. As a practicing attorney, Marshall argued a record breaking 32 cases before the United States Supreme Court winning 29 of those cases. Marcel's impressive resume lead to him, becoming the first black justice appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1967. During his historic 24 year term As a Supreme Court justice, Marshall developed a reputation as a passionate member of the court. Who supported expanding civil rights in acting affirmative action laws in limiting criminal punishment. Marshall is credited for being influential and shaking social policies and upholding laws to protect minorities. Thank you, the Thurgood Marshall for his trail blazing efforts and for paving the way for those who follow in his footsteps. Listen to one a 17 the truth all month long as we celebrate black history month,.