Rep. Lauren Boebert may soon replace Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene as Democrats’ most hated and demonized House Republican.
With the dust settling on the Greene controversy after Democrats stripped her of committee assignments over her past statements in support of conspiracy theories, it is the gun-toting, high heels-wearing, Beto O’Rourke-confronting Colorado congresswoman who is drawing a steady wave of Democratic critics.
A major sign of Boebert’s power: There are already seven Democrats who have filed paperwork to challenge her in 2022 — a high number unusual for a normal House Democratic primary in any year, but especially this early in the election cycle.
It is a sign of not only how big of a villain she is for Democrats but also of her messaging power.
“Not all of them are equally serious, not all of them will make it to the starting line,” Colorado-based independent political analyst Eric Sondermann said of the candidates. “But it’s telling,