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WH Spox Claims It Is 'Extreme' to Not Support a Policy That a 'Majority of Americans' Do

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Over the past week, President Joe Biden and his allies have been upping the ante by describing so-called “MAGA Republicans” as “extreme” and threats to American democracy.

Specifically, during remarks last week, the president implied that most Republicans “embrace political violence” and are “a threat to our very democracy.” And lest you think Biden was referring to a small subset of Republicans, he made it clear when he claimed he respects “conservative Republicans” and then stated he believes that there are “not many real Republicans anymore.”

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre went a step further by claiming that “MAGA Republicans” are “an extreme threat to our democracy.”

But on Thursday, she painted with a disturbingly broad brush when she explained what she believes constitutes an extreme view.

During a press conference, she criticized Republicans over their pro-life stance and laws that restrict abortion and do not provide an exception for cases or rape or incest.

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“And, again, we see a majority of Americans who disagree,” Jean-Pierre said.

She went on, “And so, when you are not with where a majority of Americans are, then, you know, that is extreme. That is an extreme way of thinking.”

Watch the video below:

Do you think she is right?

Really, Karine?

You’re calling people extreme mostly because of polls and a couple of recent elections that went in the pro-abortion camp’s favor?

Let’s just play this out for a second and say that a majority of Americans really do favor abortion in most cases. Just because someone else disagrees with that because they want to protect the life of an unborn child, they’re extreme?

And going by that logic, let’s take a look at a hypothetical situation: What if the majority of Americans believed that redheaded people were really an alien race from the planet Gorloch plotting to exterminate mankind, and therefore everyone with even the slightest tinge of red hair should be killed as fast as possible? Would it be extreme to oppose that?

The founders recognized that the masses can be swayed to hold views that are abhorrent and oppressive and were skeptical of a purely majority rule system. And for a good reason. Just because a majority wants something does not mean they should get what they want or that it is good and just and right.

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How about a more grounded hypothetical situation? What if polls showed that a majority of Americans believed every family should have an AR-15 in their house with whatever size magazine they wanted? Or even a canon?

Would Democrats be “extreme” for supporting gun control?

Again, just because polls in one period of time show that a majority supports one policy, that does not mean it is extreme not to support it because that boomerang can fly around and bop you in the head before you even see it coming.

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