CNN chief Climate Correspondent Bill Weir has come under fire for suggesting that Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) only became successful because she married into wealth.
In a tweet on Wednesday, Loeffler asked the citizens of Georgia to vote for her in the upcoming runoff election, citing herself as an example of the American dream.
“I’ve lived the American dream. I went from the farm to the Fortune 500. I want Georgians to have the same freedom & opportunities I had. And it won’t be possible if we go down the road to socialism. We must hold the line and protect the American Dream,” she tweeted.
In response, Weir suggested that Loeffler’s marriage to Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) CEO Jeffrey Sprecher propelled her success.
“Good news, Georgia! If you live on a farm, you now qualify to marry the Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange!” he tweeted.
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