November 28, 2023

Marjorie Taylor Greene defends space laser theory in upcoming book

Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene has devoted a chapter of her book to defending herself towards accusations of antisemitism after her 2018 declare {that a} distinguished Jewish household began a wildfire utilizing a space laser, a report says.

In 2021, Media Matters reported on a now-deleted Facebook put up in which the right-wing lawmaker claimed a space laser managed by an govt at a financial institution owned by the Rothschild household — a Jewish household that has been the target of several antisemitic conspiracy theories — triggered a California wildfire.

In her forthcoming book MTG, the Republican consultant from Georgia writes there may be not “an antisemitic bone” in her physique, in line with a report from Forward. In one chapter, Ms Greene referred to as her space laser rant a “sarcastic social media post,” the outlet stories.

“My Savior is a Jewish carpenter who died on the cross for my sins, and I have no antisemitic sentiments whatsoever,” Ms Greene writes in her new book.

In February, Ms Greene defended her baseless conspiracy theory by claiming she did not know the Rothschild family is Jewish.

The US House of Representatives voted to strip Ms Greene of her committee assignments in 2021 following an uproar over feedback in 2018 and 2019 that she supported executing distinguished Democrats. She additionally confronted backlash over feedback she made concerning the Parkland college taking pictures.

In the book, which is about to be revealed on 21 November, Ms Greene additionally reportedly notes her support for navy assist to Israel, and weapons such because the Iron Beam, a brand new laser missile defence system.

“So, it turns out I actually support Jewish space lasers,” she writes.