See what’s happening on social media today.
The left is eager to remove the filibuster. Despite the stimulus package passing, many on the left fear the GOP will be able to thwart their agenda.
Let’s be clear. The filibuster was put in place to prevent Black people from being treated as equals. Time to eliminate institutional racism.— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) March 7, 2021
On the anniversary of Bloody Sunday, many democrats posted about it. They also connected it to their new voting rights bill, “The “For the People Act.” The act includes a series of voting rights reforms and would make it easier to register and vote (more info here).
On March 7, 1965 John Lewis and 600 other brave Americans risked their life and shed their blood fighting for the right to vote.— Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (@ReverendWarnock) March 7, 2021
56 years later, and the struggle continues. Let's honor their legacy by passing the #ForThePeopleAct & the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
The left sees passing the stimulus package as a big win. Many Democrats were celebrating.
The #AmericanRescuePlan is one of the most significant anti-poverty bills in modern American history.— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) March 7, 2021
It will help millions and millions who are struggling just to get by in New York and across the country.
Democrats also used this opportunity to slam Republicans for not supporting the bill.
Just to be clear, the Senate did not pass Covid relief. The Democrats in the Senate passed Covid relief. Republicans did nothing but delay and obstruct. After increasing the Federal debt $7T under Trump in a growing economy, their claims of cost are laughable.— Henry M. Rosenberg (@DoctorHenryCT) March 6, 2021
The right believes there is a crisis on the border, and laid the blame on Joe Biden and his policies.
Greg Abbott: Biden Letting CoVID into US at Southern Border, President Must ‘End This Scheme Now’ https://t.co/nbDzjtxiEk— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) March 7, 2021
They found a democratic politician who agrees with them.
WATCH: Border State Dem DESTROYS Biden on the Border Crisis He Causedhttps://t.co/Zg9c8PUm1F— Dinesh D'Souza (@DineshDSouza) March 7, 2021
They highlighted a PBS correspondent who agreed there was a crisis at the border.
The Right also went after the stimulus, claiming the money goes mostly to liberal, “pork” rather than helping suffering Americans.
If the Pelosi Payoff is all about taking quick action to save lives, why is so much of the spending for 2022 and beyond?— Scott Walker (@ScottWalker) March 7, 2021
Only 9% of the bill is for COVID health-related issues. The rest is a payoff to liberal special interests. What a sham!
The Far Right tweeted about, “Blueanon” which attempts to highlight false beliefs from the left & conflate them with QAnon. #Blueanon was a trending topic on Twitter today.
While both sides can hold false beliefs, comparing a conspiracy theory such as QAnon less dangerous and radical views seems far fetched.
If you believe:— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) March 7, 2021
-DC is under military occupation because there are non-stop threats from Trump supporters.
-Joe Biden is the most popular American President of all time.
-Russia, Russia, Russia
You might be #BlueAnon
Another Tweet about #Blueanon
While they could be correct that the left was wrong here, it doesn’t “show” they are just as bad as QAnon.