Goodbye George Santos, Republicans may have a new fabulist in Congress

Photo illustration: Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Reuters

Photo illustration: Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Reuters

Don’t look now, but Republicans seem to have a new promising fabulist in Congress – and her name is a member of the House of Representatives. Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL).

in this week’s episode Fever Dreamshosts Will Sommer and Kerry Weil dive into what seems to be the trend of young Republicans with political ambitions to better fit the mold of Republican lawmakers.

Luna appears to have imitated Rep. George Santos (R-NY) by making false statements about her family’s religious background, at least according to recent reports. washington post profile.

Reflecting Santos’ growing library of fabrications, Luna’s friends and family did not recall the entire incident or a different story than the one she told on the campaign trail. she served in the army. When asked by directorLuna’s representative declined to comment, but she has since denied lying or embellishing her biography.

To make matters worse, her grandfather appears to have fought for Nazi Germany in World War II.

“A quick look at the profile, the critical profile, and you realize it’s sketchy, and it’s time to drag out a picture of Grandpa in a Nazi uniform,” Sommer said.

“Yeah, when you look at sepia-toned photos of your ancestors, you know something bad is about to happen,” Weil added.

Fever Dreams then unravels all the drama involving the right-wing undercover video operation Project Veritas. A challenging work culture fostered under founder James O’Keeffe.

“It’s very strange to see one of the biggest right-wing media organizations really divided on this subject,” Sommer said. “Basically, I think a lot of these people are just bad bosses, right? Because they’re a little weird and willing to do mean things that most people don’t do.”

James O’Keeffe ‘totally cruel’ to Project Veritas employees, internal memo claims

The podcast also features labor reporters and authors Kim Kellyabout how her experience as a fan and critic of metal music has helped her better understand and report on far-right extremists across America.

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