UPDATE 7/1: Chase says people in Richmond and elsewhere who tear down statues are “terrorists,” compares it to 9/11 and the “equivalent of the Taliban…Al Qaeda,” and “I don’t bring up 9/11 lightly.” Says Northam should “declare martial law in Richmond and fully deploy the National Guard…to stop the reign of domestic terrorists in Richmond.”
What the heck was 2021 VA GOP gubernatorial candidate, State Sen. Amanda Chase (R), talking about last night at the Northern Virginia “Tea Party” meeting? Here are a few quotes…you figure it out!
- “The Second Amendment is the foundation of every single liberty that we have…And you know, this session was an all-out attack on the Second Amendment. And if you look at that event on January 20th…it made me cry on the inside, because I looked at my capital, my beloved capital, and it was in a cage, like a bird, like trapped, like enslaved; you know, you want to talk about slavery, that’s illegal, that’s wrong, and you’re doing it to my capital!“
- “There are a lot of good people in this room, and I know that many of you are afraid…some of you are afraid…But don’t be. Don’t be. When you’re tempted to be afraid, don’t be. Remember what the lord said…You know, whatever that fear is, whether it’s fear of getting COVID or whatever…I don’t do COVID anymore, I am back to normal, y’all. Yeah. I don’t do covid. I’m done. I just made a decision one day…no, we’re not doing this anymore…I live a normal life now, I do lots of tailgates. Every single Friday from now I am booked…I don’t do COVID anymore, I’m back to normal, full speed ahead.”
- “God bless you guys. I am so encouraged to see you guys tonight. I really thought, I didn’t know what to expect when I came tonight. And to see all of you here, and that you live in the ‘n word’, the NoVa…”