Rep. Steve King Posts Facebook Meme Imagining New Civil War

HeadlineMar 19, 2019

Iowa congressmember and supporter of white nationalists Steve King posted an image to Facebook over the weekend showing two figures—formed by red and blue states—in a fight, with the words: “Folks keep talking about another Civil War. One side has about 8 trillion bullets, while the other side doesn’t know which bathroom to use.” Steve King added the caption “Wonder who would win.” The “bathroom” reference is an apparent mocking of transgender rights. The image was later removed from King’s page. The congressmember was stripped of his House committee assignments earlier this year over his support for white supremacy.

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