What We Missed in the Gazpacho Gaffe

The ever-performative Marjorie Taylor Greene doesn’t care if we’re laughing

A frightening stern face, a mascaron, carved in gun-metal gray stone peers out from a doorway in Amsterdam. Photo by author.

A lot of people had fun with congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s decrying Nancy Pelosi’s “gazpacho police.” Even Larry Thomas, the actor who played the Soup Nazi on “Seinfeld,” likely cringed, knowing his telephone would start ringing.



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Kirk Swearingen

Half a lifetime ago, Kirk Swearingen graduated from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism. His work has most recently appeared in Salon.