Oh yeah, this is a bad guy.
Courtesy of NPR:
Six-term Washington state Rep. Matt Shea is accused of participating “in an act of domestic terrorism against the United States,” according to a report released Thursday.
Independent investigators commissioned by the Washington State House of Representatives found that Shea, as a leader of the Patriot Movement, “planned, engaged in, and promoted a total of three armed conflicts of political violence against the United States government” between 2014 and 2016.
The report also concluded that Shea was involved in training young people to fight a “holy war.” He created a pamphlet called Biblical Basis for War and advocated replacing the government with a theocracy and “the killing of all males who do not agree.”
Chat messages showed Shea, a lawyer who was first elected in 2008, condoned intimidation of opponents, political activists, government officials and Muslims. He also offered to conduct background checks on political opponents.
When I first wrote about this guy it was becasue he was linked to the Bundys and their armed confrontations with the feds, but now we know that he is a Christo-fascist who believes a holy war is coming and that young Americans need to sacrifice their lives fighting it.
That is so much worse.
This guy is a fucking lunatic, and he needs to be removed from office as quickly as possible.
And WTF Washington, don’t you have any normal crazy Republicans you can elect?