NC-02: Ellmers targets Laura Ingraham after on-air amnesty meltdown

renee_ellmers_APSome people JUST don’t know when to shut up.  

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers got her posterior roughed up a wee bit by nationally-syndicated conservative radio host Laura Ingraham today.  Ingraham chastised the North Carolina Republican for regurgitating liberal pro-amnesty talking points and ignoring cold, hard facts.  Ellmers labeled Ingraham’s position as “ignorant.”

Well, not long after getting off the air, it appears Ellmers hooked up with a pro-amnesty group to try and put some heat on the radio host — as retribution for the on-air beatdown.  Renee upped the ante in this squabble by taking to Twitter to criticize — no, let’s call it what it is, mischaracterize and basically lie about — Ingraham:Snip20140313_2


If you listen to the audio of the interview,  you will learn that Ingraham said NO SUCH THING.  Ingraham actually criticized Ellmers and her fellow “immigration reformers” for insinuating at a recent immigration policy forum that Ellmers’ constituents were LAZY and that immigrants were needed to pick up the slack. 

As I said before, absolutely NOTHING GOOD can come from picking a fight with a popular conservative figure when you are a Republican running in a Republican-leaning jurisdiction.  I bet Frank Roche understands that.