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Lauren Boebert

In today’s #vatniksoup, I’ll introduce an American politician and gun rights activist, Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert). She’s best-known for her support of the QAnon conspiracy theory, for her support of Donald Trump, and for her pro-Russian voting patterns and hot takes.

Boebert comes from a modest background, and her family was allegedly living on welfare when she was growing up. After high school, she worked at McDonalds and as a pipeliner. In 2013, Lauren and her husband opened Shooters Grill, a gun-themed restaurant where carrying...

...guns openly was encouraged. In 2004 her then-boyfriend Jayson was arrested for exposing his penis to two young women at a bowling alley. In 2020, she protested the COVID-19 mandates by opening the restaurant despite of restrictions.

She was then served with a cease and desist order, with which she refused to comply. Eventually, their food license was suspended. The restaurant was a highly unprofitable business endeavor, and it was closed in 2022.

Around 2019, she started challenging various Democrat politicians on their gun rights stance and occasionally hanging out in demonstrations with far-right militias and organizations such as Three Percenters and The Proud Boys.

She also gained a lot of traction with her support of the QAnon movement. In May 2020, when she was interviewed by QAnon conspiracy theorist Ann Vandersteel, she stated that:...

..."Everything I’ve heard of Q, I hope that this is real because it only means America is getting stronger and better". She was also following several QAnon-related YouTube channels, but deleted her account after someone pointed this out.

Like her fellow QAnon associate Marjorie Taylor Greene, Boebert denied any connection with either The Proud Boys or with QAnon after she was elected as a representative.


Lauren is part of the so-called MAGA Republicans group and a HUGE Trump fan. She’s been a large proponent of the “Stop the Steal” movement, stating that there was widespread voter fraud in Arizona. She was also criticized for her Twitter coverage of the Jan 6th insurrection.
As a representative, Boebert has introduced a few dozen bills and resolutions, out of which only two have passed committee (the 1st step in making proposed legislation into a law).Some notable examples include a resolution seeking to enlist antifa as domestic terrorist group.
She’s stated that her top legislative priority is the elimination of critical race theory from US schools, even though the theory is not even taught in schools.

In Jan 2023, she opposed additional military aid to Ukraine, saying that the US has “already sent too much help” and continuing that “we don’t know where that money is going”. For some reason, Boebert also opposed Violence Against Women Act.

She claimed that the money to Ukraine would be better spent on protecting the south border and fighting the fentanyl crisis.

In February 2023, Boebert and three other representatives sponsored a bill to name the AR-15 rifle the US “national gun”.

On 8 April 2023, @AnonOpsUnited tweeted that they have damning e-mails of Boebert’s. As of today, it is still unclear if these hacks/leaks are genuine or not. If genuine, Mrs. Boebert apparently had Googled about the size of duck’s penis.

The amount of military and humanitarian aid from the US to Ukraine is substantial, and halting it would have devastating effects on Ukraine. This is why the Kremlin will keep on promoting the Trumpists like Boebert, Gaetz, Santos and Taylor Greene to undermine these efforts.15/15
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