[Ed. – Even Kool-Aid drinkers are having a hard time with this one.]
“Thank you, George Floyd, for sacrificing your life for justice,” Pelosi said Tuesday at a press conference on Capitol Hill with members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
“For being there to call out to your mom,” Pelosi continued. “How heartbreaking was that? Call out for your mom. ‘I can’t breathe.’” …
Speaker Pelosi at the Congressional Black Caucus presser after Chauvin verdict:
“Thank you George Floyd for sacrificing your life for justice.” pic.twitter.com/JfapSsKdtX
— The Recount (@therecount) April 20, 2021
Pelosi’s comments met harsh criticism, with observers noting that Floyd’s death wasn’t a “sacrifice” — Chauvin had just been convicted of his murder.
In a subsequent tweet, Pelosi clarified her remarks.