Politics

Progressives Make Sexist Twitter Smears About Combat Veteran Joni Ernst

Derek Hunter Contributor

Politics is a nasty business. Substantive differences are expected, but in the era of social media so are personal attacks.

After the State of the Union Address, the Republican response was delivered by newly elected Iowa Senator Joni Ernst. Ernst is a combat veteran and farmer who came from humble beginnings to the United States Senate. But none of that mattered to many on Twitter who took the opportunity, probably their first to ever see her, to smear her with vile and sexist tweets.

But the vitriol wasn’t just reserved for random people. An MSNBC host got into the act too.

Stay classy, progressives.