An Illinois Democrat has been blasted for describing the lethal Christmas parade rampage in Wisconsin as “karma” for the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse.
Mary Lemanski, who’s listed because the social media director for the Democratic Party in DuPage County, started her heartless on-line tirade by snarkily dismissing the tragedy as “just self-defense.”
“It was probably just self-defense,” Lemanski wrote in a tweet that seems to have since been deleted, based on Fox News.
“Living in Wisconsin, he probably felt threatened,” one other tweet, which was nonetheless on-line Monday morning, learn — referring to the motive force being held as an individual of curiosity within the Waukesha incident, which left 5 individuals lifeless and dozens harm.
“I’m sure he didn’t want to hurt anyone. He came to help people,” she added in her sarcasm-laced missive.
Lemanski, who additionally lists herself as an performing scholar with the famed Second City improvisational comedy group in Chicago, additionally wrote that the Christmas parade rampage was “karma” in one other tweet that seems to have since been deleted.
“I’m sad anytime anyone dies. I just believe in Karma and this came around quick on the citizens of Wisconsin,” Lemanski wrote, based on Fox News.
“You reap what you sow. It’s sad people died, but when you open the door to vigilante justice, everyone seems threatening,” she then added in a tweet that was nonetheless on-line Monday morning.
Lemanski seemed to be mocking Rittenhouse’s self-defense declare earlier than the 18-year-old was acquitted Friday of prices of murder, tried murder and reckless endangerment within the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, and the wounding of Gaige Grosskreutz, 27, on Aug. 25, 2020.
On Monday morning, Lemanski stated in a tweet: “I’m going to Hell because I already made a deal with the Devil that nobody else on Earth will go to Hell if I go. So, you’re welcome.”
Lemanski then posted the hyperlink to a report in The Hill about NAACP president Derrick Johnson calling the acquittal a “warning shot that vigilante justice is allowed.”
She wrote: “Oh look! I was right! NAACP president calls Rittenhouse verdict ‘a warning shot that vigilante justice is allowed.”
Lemanski confronted backlash over her feedback.
“Seriously how does it feel to completely flush your career down the toilet via tweet? Was it fun?” one person wrote.
“What career. She’s yeah and will always be. The entire country will see her tweets tomorrow and she will never recover,” one other stated.
A third person wrote: “I hope you never know the pain of losing a child. I hope the parents of those lost today in Waukesha never know you. I feel sad for both you and them.”
And but one other one stated: “I don’t understand how you can be this hateful and glib. I was going to pray for the families of those who were killed tonight. But I will add you into my prayers as well. I think you could use some.”
On Nov. 15, Lemanski wrote on Facebook a couple of “white wing group” making an attempt to forestall her from talking at a faculty board assembly.
She later accused the group of being “fascists” who shut down “all opposing viewpoints.”