Why is Josh Hawley So Annoying?

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Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) may be one of the most self-conscious politicians around today. Even for preening politicians, even in an era where we all walk around with a transmitter that allows us to express our thoughts to the world, there’s something about Hawley that makes every action seem calculated, made both to meet the…

It is in his DNA?

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I said it before, I’ll say it again:

His whole statement here plays very well in Missouri. It probably won’t play well anywhere else. He’s in a bubble of Red State Christendom and they are all for it there.

He’ll be overwhelmingly re-elected, with or without opposition. The issue now is to find something on him that takes him out of the mix and/or highlights the hypocrisy of his philosophy.

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Josh, Nicole… given the average life expetency in this country… newborn babies ain’t got that kinda time.

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I thought it was mostly down to the same chicken-neck syndrome Tom Cotton has.

(In other news – are you all here through the back door? Getting a bit old.)

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Yup.

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Why is Josh Hawley So Annoying?

Because he is an a**hole, simple as that.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2018/01/31/gop-candidate-blames-human-trafficking-on-sexual-liberation-saying-it-leads-to-slavery-of-women/

A leading candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri recently blamed the problem of human trafficking on the sexual revolution of the 1960s and ’70s during remarks he gave at a religious conference.

He was born in 1979.

The sexual liberation of the 1960s was part of a cultural upheaval that included the growth of the feminist and gay rights movements. It was not clear how exactly Hawley connected the sexual openness of the decade to human trafficking.
He also said that “the false gospel of ‘anything goes’ ends in this road of slavery.”

Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, a human-trafficking expert, told the Star that there is “absolutely no empirical evidence or research to suggest there was any uptick in human trafficking in the 1960s or ’70s, or that that’s when it started.”

She said that sex trafficking has been an issue in the United States as long as the country has been around and added that it drew attention after the Civil War.

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He’s annoying, but not Ted Cruz annoying.

Are you sure about that? We’re talking about Mr. Fist Pump 'n Run here.

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We have to give credit where credit is due, Josh Hawley works very hard at being annoying. He gives it more effort than Ted Cruz, who let’s face it, is more of a natural talent.

There is no way he could achieve this feat otherwise.

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I dunno, he’s a nazi? He was, after all, speaking at the NatC conference.

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How can it play well here in MO, when he’s never here?

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Hey Hawley’s young, give him some time grow into “the most self righteous a-hole” in the Senate.

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Inbreeding?

What do Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton, Trey Gowdy, and Ann Coulter have in common? Well, a lot of things, but I’m thinking: long, thin, pinched faces incapable of expressing joy, probably because they’ve never experienced it.

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Why is Josh Hawley so annoying?

He comes across as weak and mousy and ultra holier-than-thou religious and sanctimonious about it. It is his duty to purify us all and purge us of our sinful natures. And he’s completely subservient to a strong woman (lawyer Erin Hawley) in the same mode as Mike Pence and his Mother and Mike Johnson. Otherwise, has has no personality and nothing of interest to say on any subject. He’s not only annoying, but downright creepy. A cipher and non-entity, but incredibly dangerous.

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Then, who elects Josh?? DC? No. He doesn’t have to be in MO to be heard in MO. And he is being heard loud and clear.

That was rotten, but does he have the long term, hour after hour oozy awfulness of Ted Cruz?

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Among the real-world Death Eaters he is Peter Pettigrew.

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