What happens when a Republican congressman tells a joke about sexual assault and the Supreme Court in the wake of the Kavanaugh ‘scandal’? It doesn’t go over well with the crowd. Alas, that’s what Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) did during a meeting with the Kiwanis Club when he shared a joke about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg being groped by Abraham Lincoln: “Did y’all hear this latest late-breaking news from the Kavanaugh hearings? Ruth Bader Ginsburg came out that she was groped by Abraham Lincoln.” After the left went bonkers, Norman responded that folks need to “learn to lighten up.”
Here’s more from PJ Media…
A South Carolina congressman made a joke about the Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations — roping in another Supreme Court justice — during a campaign debate today, with the host Kiwanis Club trying to distance itself from the remarks.
Freshman Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.), who won a June 2017 special election to fill the seat of Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, faces his opponent from that race, Democratic attorney Archie Parnell, again this November.
According to the Post and Courier, Norman and Parnell were at a Kiwanis Club debate today when Norman told the crowd, “Did y’all hear this latest late-breaking news from the Kavanaugh hearings? Ruth Bader Ginsburg came out that she was groped by Abraham Lincoln.”
“My opponent apparently thinks sexual assault is a joke. It is not. But I guess that’s the best we can expect from someone who pulled a loaded gun on his own constituents,” tweeted Parnell.