By Definition, House Republicans Are Terrorists

Yessssssssssssss they are by definition.

Thought Catalog

I’m just going to come out and say it: the 232 Republican members of the United States House of Representatives are terrorists.

This may sound harsh, but let’s think about the definition of terrorism.

terrorism [ ter-uh-riz-uhm ]
noun
1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes.
2. the state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization.
3. a terroristic method of governing or of resisting a government.

Did House Republicans threaten violence and intimidation to coerce for political purposes? Absolutely.

Just days before what are sure to be the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act went into place, House Republicans threatened to shut the government down unless the ACA was repealed or delayed. Mind you, this is a law that was passed by both chambers of Congress and signed by the first president since Eisenhower to be…

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About squishymaru

Master's student in chemical engineering with a B.S. in chemical engineering as well. Loves chemistry, math, increasing diversity in STEM, politics, and public health advocacy. Loves reading, writing, and being active -- mentally and physically.

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