As Twitchy told you, last night, Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell managed to make a complete jackass of himself once again with this rock-solid argument in favor of the Equal Rights Amendment:
Do you know how many times the word "Woman" is mentioned in the Constitution?
That is unacceptable. Women must be equally represented and equally protected. #ERANow
— Eric Swalwell (@ericswalwell) May 1, 2019
Talk about an epic self-own.
Do you know how many times the word "Man" is mentioned in the Constitution?
— jon gabriel (@exjon) May 1, 2019
“Man” isn’t in the Constitution either.
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) May 1, 2019
Well, it seems actress Patricia Arquette has been drinking from the same hose as Swalwell, because she made a very similar argument before Congress:
"Women have waited 232 years to be enshrined as full and equal citizens. Why? Because in 1787 women were left out of the Constitution intentionally."
Patricia Arquette speaks in front of a House committee during a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment. pic.twitter.com/RUNe1JgU5V
— The Hill (@thehill) May 1, 2019
Wow. She so profound … ly ignorant. Forget acting; her real talent is clearly spouting off on topics with which she has absolutely zero familiarity (or credibility).
I'm pretty sure "We the people" covers it
— hsh 316 #NFB #tcot (@hsh316) May 1, 2019
This is painfully moronic. https://t.co/pQrDnvETQ8
— Chad Felix Greene (@chadfelixg) May 1, 2019
Patricia comes with her own laugh track.
— SmilingAssassin27 (@RJCHVZ) May 1, 2019
Whenever I want to have a serious conversation about the history of the Constitution, I call Hollywood actors.
— Nuclear Herbs (@NuclearHerbs) May 1, 2019
I'm not a full and equal citizen? Who knew?
She is such a great actress, but holy hell, is this ever ridiculous.
— Original Sconnie ? (@corrcomm) May 1, 2019
This is embarrassing for her. It’s another example of why we laugh at adults who play dress up and make believe for a living.
— Chihoowa' oshi' (@DroppinTheMitts) May 1, 2019