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Teen tyrant David Hogg: ‘Why doesn’t Congress have clear backpacks?’

On Tuesday, David Hogg, the foul-mouthed anti-gun teen demagogue dubbed the “king of the snowflakes,” took to Twitter to ask why members of Congress aren’t required to use clear backpacks the way students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are.

“Why doesn’t congress have clear backpacks???? Aren’t they unsafe???” he asked on Twitter.

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“Oh, David, Twitchy said. “We realize you are feeling your 15 minutes slowly fading away but c’mon, you had to know this wouldn’t go very well for you.”

And it didn’t.

https://twitter.com/ron_jeff/status/996374713294303232

Hogg responded with a poorly-worded tweet that made no sense whatsoever.

Members of Congress aren’t protected by the Broward County Sheriff’s Department, which is probably a good thing, given their response before and during the Parkland shooting.  Apparently, Hogg didn’t get the memo.

https://twitter.com/gunboss68/status/996389623415885824

Exactly.

https://twitter.com/JammieWF/status/996386851043889152

Twitchy added:

Maybe if he understood the type of security Congressmen have he’d realize why instead of fighting for people to lose their rights he should be fighting for better security at our schools. Congress doesn’t need clear backpacks because they are guarded by good guys with guns.

“If,” however, can be a mighty big word…

One person reminded Hogg of a quote by Benjamin Franklin:

And then there’s this:

https://twitter.com/kylebroncosfan/status/996383252947628032

For starters, they’re Members of Congress, not high school children, even though some of them may act rather childish at times…

One Twitter user observed:

Yes, it is.

Kyle Kashuv responded:

Then there’s this:

https://twitter.com/stevemcgrew/status/996386041140572160

Apparently not, but a growing number of people are getting tired of his low-information antics…

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A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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