In a new interview with VegNews, a vegan news website, Democrat Presidential candidate Cory Booker said that the planet cannot sustain meat eaters and that he stopped eating eggs because it did not “align with [his] spirit.”
Booker’s interview with VegNews led to him being roundly mocked for his radical vegan views, which include the notion that the planet simply cannot sustain the environment hits that come from providing enough meat for Americans to consume, and that eating eggs is spiritually unhealthy.
It is worth noting that Booker, who believes eating eggs is immoral, is in favor of expanding abortion access, thus valuing chicken eggs more than human eggs.
From the VegNews interview:
You see the planet earth moving towards what is the Standard American Diet. We’ve seen this massive increase in consumption of meat produced by the industrial animal agriculture industry. The tragic reality is this planet simply can’t sustain billions of people consuming industrially produced animal agriculture because of environmental impact. It’s just not possible, as China, as Africa move toward consuming meat the same way America does because we just don’t have enough land.
While explaining that his last “non-vegan” meal occurred in 2014, Booker also explained that it took him a long period of time to give up eating eggs, saying that “Suddenly, eating those eggs for me was something that didn’t align with my spirit, and I could feel it,” and adding “I finally just made a decision that I was going to become vegan.”
Booker also noted that it is not the place of American politicians to “preach” about what to eat, and that he is pro-individual choice when it comes to dietary matters. He then proceeded to explain that his moral decision to forego animal products is a “value” based decision, and that he would talk about it whenever asked.
“The reality is, I just want to live my life in accordance with my values with an unapologetic authenticity,” said Booker, “I think that’s what we want from our elected officials.”
Appearing unable to escape negative press, this truly bizarre interview comes only one week after Booker said Virginians should prioritize allegations of racism over allegations of rape, and called on Virginians to ignore Democrat Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax’s multiple allegations of sexual assault and instead call for Democrat Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to step down because of his racist yearbook photo.
Georgia Congressional Candidate Marjorie Greene Threatens Primary Opponent with Lawsuit for ‘Defamatory’ E-Verify Claims
Greene is fighting back against dirty politics.
Georgia Congressional candidate Marjorie Greene has sent a cease-and-desist letter to her Republican primary opponent John Cowan for misrepresenting her record on immigration in a campaign ad.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2020
GREENE DEMANDS COWAN RETRACT DEFAMATORY AD
My attorney, @LLinWood, sent the following letter today to my opponent, John Cowan, in response to his defamatory television commercial that started airing today.#gapol #ga14 #sass pic.twitter.com/PhMaFW8xzR
— Marjorie Taylor Greene For Congress🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) July 8, 2020
“The actionable statements were published by you and your political corporation,” Greene’s attorney L. Lin Wood wrote in a letter to Cowan and his Congressional campaign. “The actionable statements were negligently published and were published with actual malice, that is, with actual knowledge of falsity or with a reckless disregard for truth or falsity.”
Wood is referencing Cowan’s campaign ad alleging that her company did not use E-Verify, a federal program designed to keep illegal immigrants from obtaining employment.
However, Wood provided documented proof that her company did in fact use E-Verify to make sure illegals were not given jobs over American workers.
As you can see from the screenshot below, Taylor Construction clearly uses E-Verify
“Rather than confine yourself to a robust debate on issues for the benefit of the voters, you crossed the legal line and wrongfully published false accusations against Ms. Greene and Taylor Commercial, Inc. The false accusations made by you on behalf of your campaign to discredit your political opponent unlawfully exceed the permissible parameters of political speech and makes you, and your campaign, liable for damages for defamation,” Wood asserted in the letter.
Wood is demanding that Cowan retract the ad and issue a public statement apologizing to Greene for making false accusations, or he will likely file a defamation lawsuit against Cowan and his campaign.
The allegedly defamatory campaign ad released by Cowan can be found here (at least, for now):
Marjorie Greene has a history of being soft on illegal immigration. Records show she refused to use E-Verify at her family business. If we can’t trust Marjorie to hire Americans instead of illegal immigrants, we can’t trust her to stop illegal immigration in Congress! pic.twitter.com/okcOPVjSYg
— John Cowan (@JohnCowanGA) July 8, 2020
Big League Politics has reported on Greene for her constitutional campaign ads putting ANTIFA thugs on notice, which have been censored by Facebook.
“I have a message for ANTIFA terrorists,” she said as she locked and loaded her rifle in the controversial campaign ad. “Stay out of Northwest Georgia. You won’t burn our churches, loot our businesses or destroy our homes. It’s time to take our country back, save America, stop socialism!”
The GOP establishment has already set their sights on Greene, as she they know she will be a lawmaker who they will not be able to control. She refuses to apologize or back down as they levy their attacks.
“I will not let them whip me into submission. And the voters of Northwest Georgia will not let the DC Swamp and the Fake News Media tell them who to vote for,” Greene said in a Facebook post.
Greene is considered the front-runner to beat Cowan during the GOP runoff primary election for Georgia’s 14th Congressional seat. The election is scheduled to take place on Aug. 11.
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