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Lori Lightfoot doesn’t give AF if you were offended by her comments about Clarence Thomas

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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot may not be everybody’s cup of tea, and she’s just fine with that. She said so (again) on Twitter this morning after some people took offense to her unfiltered remarks about Clarence Thomas last weekend.Quick recap: On Sunday, Lightfoot marched in her city’s Pride parade and gave an impassioned speech about the Supreme Court overturning Roe v.

Wade and Thomas threatening to go after federal protections for contraception, same-sex relationships, and same-sex marriage next.Related: Clarence Thomas wastes literally no time using Roe decision to attack gay rights“We will not live in a world, not in my city, where our rights are taken from us or rolled back,” Lightfoot said, before declaring, “F*ck Clarence Thomas!”Video of the moment quickly spread on Twitter.“Fuck Clarence Thomas” –@chicagosmayor @SCOTUSblog @chicago #prideinthepark #chicago #RoeVWade #lorilightfoot #scotus pic.twitter.com/F5GOESquuM— Ricky (@RickyRakoon) June 26, 2022Fox News immediately pounced, wheeling out pro-Trump civil rights attorney Leo Terrell to blast Lightfoot for creating a “distraction” from the problems in her city and sending a “coded message” that threatened Thomas’ safety.“This is very, very upsetting,” said Terrell. “The profanity she used at Clarence Thomas justifies why the Supreme Court justices need protection 24/7.

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