After suggesting sending Republicans to “the guillotines,” an official for Minnesota’s Democratic Party was punished by getting a one-week unpaid vacation.
William Davis, communications director for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (the Democratic Party’s official, ridiculous name in the Gopher State), was responding to a Facebook post when he made his unfunny comment.
The Facebook post was a mock schedule from Halloween to Election Day that said Democrats will “take back our country” on Nov. 6.
Davis responded by lengthening the hypothetical schedule with his deranged, violent fantasies.
“11.7 Bring them to the guillotines,” Davis wrote in a now-deleted comment reported by Minnesota’s Bring Me The News.
But don’t worry, Democratic officials say the quip about sending Republicans to be beheaded was only an example of humor among friends.
“The comment Will made was an inside joke among former co-workers,” according to a statement from DFL Executive Director Corey Day to BMTN.
It shouldn’t make anyone feel better that Davis cracks jokes about ordering Republicans to be decapitated in his private life.
Perhaps members of the far left are infatuated with guillotines and decapitation because it reminds them of the French Revolution, the violent socialist spasm of the late 18th century that changed the history of Europe — and killed thousands of innocent people.
In his statement, Day also called the comments “unacceptable” and offered his apology.
“The comment made my (sic) William Davis on social media this weekend was unacceptable. The DFL offers its apologies and assurance that these types of remarks by our employees are not the way we conduct our business,” Day said.
In a statement released by DFL Executive Director Corey Day, "The comment made my William Davis on social media this weekend was unacceptable. The DFL offers its apologies and assurance that these types of remarks by our employees are not the way we conduct our business."
— Tom Hauser (@thauserkstp) October 15, 2018
If the comments were so “unacceptable,” you would expect that Davis might lose his job.
Nope, he only got a week off without pay.
Violent comments coming from the left should be taken more seriously than this.
I’m inclined to believe it’s possible that Davis actually wants to set up guillotines based on what we have seen from the left recently.
Imagine if the roles were reversed. Republicans know not to joke like that because there would be endless outrage and mobs forming in Washington over the comments.
Since it’s a Democrat, the comment is only a harmless “inside joke.”
Nobdody should be given such a light “punishment” for literally suggesting Republicans should be decapitated.
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