A Democratic congressman has been blasted for his tone-deaf response to the overturning of Roe v Wade as he posted photos of himself doing yoga in his workplace.
Rep Andy Levin of Michigan posted two photos of himself stretching on a mat in his Capitol Hill workplace, together with the hashtag #AsanasWithAndy.
Within the now-deleted publish, he wrote that with, “wildly conflicting feelings, of intense anger over horrifying Supreme Court docket selections (with extra to return) blended with gratitude that I used to be simply in a position to assist go the primary significant gun reform in three many years, I flip inward, no less than for a second.”
Mr Levin then tweeted a substitute assertion, that didn’t function any yoga photos.
“In moments of immense problem, we should work collectively to guard abortion suppliers & sufferers,” he wrote.
“We overcome troublesome moments by working in unison to guard our collective freedoms, & ladies, transgender & nonbinary individuals can’t combat for his or her reproductive rights alone.”
Mr Levin’s blunder was amongst a string of Democratic missteps on Friday.
It adopted viral backlash to Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi studying a poem in response to the choice of the Supreme Court docket’s right-wing justices.
A bunch of Democratic lawmakers then acquired criticism for singing God Bless America to have fun the passing of gun laws as protests occurred exterior the Supreme Court docket.
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