Unot elected republican customary controversies. On Wednesday, February 9, Marjorie Taylor Greene found herself derided on the Internet for having used the word “gazpacho” in place of “Gestapo”, denouncing the alleged police method of the Democratic leader of Congress, Nancy Pelosi.
In a diatribe delivered the night before on the very conservative channel One America News, the elected representative of the State of Georgia likened the prison where the attackers of the Capitol of January 6, 2021 are held to a “gulag” and evoked “ the gazpacho police of Nancy Pelosi, who spy on members of Congress”. This confusion between the political police of IIIand Reich and the famous Spanish vegetable soup served frozen has delighted many Internet users and personalities.
“They will be thrown into the ‘goulash'”
Among the latter, the Spanish chef José Andrés, known for having popularized tapas in the United States, offered the Republican representative to come and taste a glass of gazpacho in one of his restaurants in Washington. Marjorie Taylor Greene is familiar with conspiracy theories and has already been sanctioned, including by Congress and Twitter, for controversial remarks. She was particularly shocked by comparing the vaccine passport against Covid-19 to the yellow star imposed on Jews.
This time, the elected Trumpist, however, took things with humor, in a tone of self-mockery. “No soup for those who illegally spy on congressmen, but they will be thrown into ‘goulash’,” she tweeted, making a pun between ‘gulag’ and ‘goulash’, a very Hungarian soup. widespread in central Europe.