Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) had the nerve to say Thursday that Democrats are undermining confidence in the upcoming 2022 midterm elections because they only accept elections that they win.

How’s that for hypocritical irony?

Appearing on Fox News Primetime, Hawley was asked about remarks made by President Joe Biden at his press conference Wednesday. When asked if the midterms would be legitimate if no voting rights legislation is passed, Biden replied:

“It all depends on whether or not we’re able to make the case to the American people that some of this is being set up to try to alter the outcome of the election.”

That led Hawley to tell host Pete Hegseth:

“Well, what I heard was what Joe Biden said loud and clear, which is he’s already making excuses for why he’s going to lose in November.”

The senator then added:

“That’s what this is all about. Democrats don’t accept elections that they don’t win. I mean it happened in 2000, it happened in 2004, it happened in 2016. Now it’s going to be 2022. If Joe Biden thought that his party was going to win these elections, then all would be fine. But he thinks – and because the polls suggest – he’s going to lose them. His party’s going to lose them – the House and the Senate – and therefore they’re illegitimate. I mean it’s dangerous, it’s wrong, it’s ridiculous.”

Notice how Hawley conveniently neglected to make any reference to the 2020 election that he and others in the GOP tried to have overturned in the courts? Their refusal to accept the results even led to the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol that left five people dead and almost resulted in an outright coup that would have allowed Donald Trump to remain in power despite voters overwhelmingly rejecting him.

Hawley’s blatant hypocrisy left social media stunned and angry.

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