The Republicans are elated that after 3 weeks without one, they unanimously elected a new leader, Speaker of the House Mike Johnson. Democrats are giddy.
Johnson was a ringleader in the attempt to overturn the 2020 election despite the fact that all 50 Secretaries of State, including some MAGA Republicans, certified their individual elections by declaring Joe Biden the winner.
Johnson used to work for the Alliance Defending Freedom, an organization that defends forced sterilization of trans people. It is labeled as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Johnson supports the criminalization of same sex activity and has worked tirelessly against protections for LGBTQ individuals. He said that same sex marriage would lead to the legalization of pedophilia and bestiality.
Johnson is steadfastly against abortion with no exceptions, even to save the life of the mother, he supports cutting Social Security and Medicare benefits, and he thinks that climate change is a hoax.
Oh, one more thing - Johnson, as a deeply religious conservative, believes there should be no separation between church and state, which is contrary to 70 years worth of Supreme Court precedent.
Good luck defending these positions in the next election, Mr. Speaker.