Homeschooled Congressman Urged Conservatives to “Lightly Threaten” Their Representatives

Homeschooled Congressman Urged Conservatives to “Lightly Threaten” Their Representatives January 12, 2021

Have you heard the latest about Madison Cawthorn? It turns out that when he spoke at a Turning Point USA event on December 21st, he said the following:

“Call your congressman and feel free, you can lightly threaten them and say, you know what, if you don’t start supporting election integrity, I’m coming after you, Madison Cawthorn is coming after you, everybody’s coming after you.”

Madison Cawthorn is a freshman member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He’s 25 and is considered a rising star within the Republican Party.

He’s also a liar and an alleged serial sexual predator.

Madison Cawthorn was also homeschooled, and attended Patrick Henry College. You know, the college founded by Michael Farris to train homeschool graduates to retake the country for Christ through gaining control of both the political system and cultural institutions.

I was homeschooled, and while I didn’t attend Patrick Henry College, I knew people who did, and I attended a summer camp there, taught by Farris himself. Propelling conservative Christian homeschool graduates into politics was Farris’ driving passion.

Hence Madison Cawthorn.

This, apparently, is the bounteous result of the conservative Christian homeschool movement: a man who preys on women and urges fellow conservatives to “lightly threaten” their representatives by saying “I’m coming after you.” Cool cool cool.

What a train wreck.

Of course, Cawthorn isn’t the only homeschool graduate to make headlines in the Republican Party in recent months. There’s also Jenna Ellis, an attorney who was apparently fired from her position as county prosecutor (a situation she lied about, among other things) before joining Trump’s legal team and working to overturn the election. And last week’s insurrection at the capitol doesn’t appear to have changed Ellis’ mind in the least:

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