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Lauren Boebert tried to define “real” men & women on Twitter. She crashed & burned

Rep. Lauren Boebert
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) Photo: Screenshot

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) has been on an anti-trans rampage as of late. Seemingly in response to nothing, she tweeted on Wednesday that “Real men aren’t women” and then found herself trading insults with former Republican Rep. and current CNN commentator Adam Kinzinger.

“I’m retweeting this for one reason,” Kinzinger wrote. “At around 6:30 central time, Lauren decided to tweet this. Why? To anger, stir the pot, offend, and give people a dopamine hit. And raise money. No serious mature debate, just debasing of the whole profession. Twitter isn’t real life.”

In response, Boebert wrote, “Don’t worry Adam, I don’t consider you a real man.”

Also, on Wednesday, Boebert wished a happy International Women’s Day “to all the lovely ladies and not to the boys playing dress up!”

Many on Twitter blasted Boebert for focusing on attacking the trans community and insulting colleagues rather than helping the people in her district.

One user simply stated, “Do your job.”

Another: “Grow up.”

Many also commented that real men don’t expose themselves in public. Boebert’s husband, Jayson Boebert, served a few days in jail in 2004 for exposing himself to two young women, one of whom was a teenager, at a bowling alley. He was 24 years old at the time. Boebert, who was there and 17, has claimed it was all a misunderstanding.

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