In the world of social media, where every word is scrutinized and every action is magnified, David Hogg seems to be losing his footing.
The young Harvard University student, known for his anti-gun stance, recently found himself in hot water after a misguided attempt to target Senator Mitch McConnell.
Hogg’s misstep began when he seized upon an unusual incident involving Senator McConnell.
During a press conference, McConnell experienced a momentary lapse, appearing unwell before being assisted away from the podium. Rather than expressing concern, Hogg saw this as an opportunity to score political points.
A sitcom where Roseanne is raising a progressive twat like David Hogg would be laugh-out-loud funny. Andrew "Dice" Clay can play the dad.https://t.co/UKwl8GosmG
— Louder with Crowder Dot Com (@LWCnewswire) July 27, 2023
In a tweet that since sparked controversy, Hogg claimed if President Biden experienced a similar episode, the media would have been relentless in their coverage.
He accused the corporate media of right-wing bias, suggesting they were downplaying McConnell’s incident because he is a Republican. However, Hogg’s argument fell flat, given that McConnell’s episode seemed to be a one-off occurrence, unlike Biden’s frequent gaffes.
Hogg’s tweet was met with a barrage of criticism, with many pointing out his lack of awareness and double standards.
Among the critics was conservative personality Roseanne Barr, who sarcastically suggested Hogg’s tweet should be displayed in the Smithsonian Institution, due to its embodiment of Democratic hypocrisy.
“Frail boy bitchiness” and “Roseanne made David Hogg her Bitch” were on my bingo card. Just waiting for “Hunter Goes to Jail” and “Joe Gets Impeached”. https://t.co/XHsYIVZMYk
— marinaz (@cutebaldchick) July 29, 2023
Barr’s scathing assessment of Hogg’s tweet was echoed by other users, who didn’t hold back in expressing their thoughts on the prominent anti-gun advocate. The backlash against Hogg suggests his credibility is waning and his attempts to gain political mileage are backfiring.
Interestingly, Hogg’s tweet made no mention of Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, who recently needed assistance in voting, due to apparent confusion. This omission further highlights Hogg’s selective outrage and perceived bias.
In conclusion, Hogg’s recent social media activity paints a picture of a young man struggling to maintain his relevance in the face of mounting criticism.
His attempts to target Republicans only serve to expose his own biases and lack of understanding. As he continues to post, it seems likely that he will face more biting criticism in return.