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Is Elise Stefanik Really This Ignorant Or Is It An Act?

Someone needs to look up the history of Medicare and Medicaid, and also the definition of "socialism."
Is Elise Stefanik Really This Ignorant Or Is It An Act?
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The only explanation I can think of for why Elise Stefanik has been elevated in the Republican party to her current level is that Kevin McCarthy wanted to be the smartest person in the room. Because you can't really explain this tweet any other way:

And hoo boy, did the folks over on Twitter have a field day with that.

In the How-Do-You-Really-Feel Department:

So is she that stupid or is she playing the fool to stroke McCarthy's ego? Either way, it's just a cheap play for the "keep your socialist hands off my Medicare" crowd.

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