On Thursday there was a House subcommittee hearing about the Twitter Files. The witnesses were journalists Matt Taibbi and Michael Shellenberger, who have been two of the people sharing a few rounds of recent Twitter Files releases (another round was released the same day as the hearing).

One committee member, Democrat Rep. Sylvia Garcia, referred to Taibbi and Shellenberger as “so-called journalists,” even though the so-called congresswoman also made it clear she had no idea who Bari Weiss is and knows nothing about something called Substack.

Rep. Garcia is now claiming to have been fighting back against “MAGA Republican lies” at the hearing where she was clearly afraid of the truth. Other people who call themselves “journalists” have of course decided to sit this one out:

The Texas Democrat seems to actually think her performance in that hearing was a good look for her:

And with that, Taibbi had a challenge for Rep. Garcia that won’t be answered — at least not honestly:

Would Rep. Garcia care to answer? Nah, she’ll just keep clinging to the original narratives.



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Real journalists Aaron Rupar and Keith Olbermann dunk on so-called journalist Matt Taibbi


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