The meme pictures a number of states arranged in a way that looks a lot like two people–one blue-blooded and the other red–fighting. The two sides are put together expending states that traditionally vote for Democrats or Republicans.
” Folks keep talking about another Civil War ,” the meme speaks.” One back has about 8 trillion bullets, while the other side doesn’t know which lavatory to apply .”
In his post, King wrote:” I wonder who would prevail ….” with a smirking emoji.
The meme clearly had a republican inclination, and the shower quip is about transgender shower employment, something representatives of the secretary-general has spoken out against in the past.
However, as people quickly pointed out, King’s own state–Iowa–was part of the blue illustration, so the representative’s Facebook post was implying he would be rooting against his own government in this hypothetical Civil War.
— Seth Weitz (@ sethaweitz) March 17, 2019
King, in June 2018, implied in a tweet that the U.S. was heading toward another Civil War.
Earlier this year the Iowa lawmaker was criticized after he seemed bewildered in a New York Times interview that the terms white nationalist and white supremacist” became offensive .”
In response to his remarks to the Times, King was removed from his committee appointments in early January.