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GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert has some truly appalling questions about outer space

 2 days ago

Cover picture for the articleLet's be very clear here: Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert is not a serious person. He's a powerful person, sure, in the "I'm a well-known member of Congress" sort of way. But serious? No. He believes in the sort of idiotic conspiracy theories that usually come with ads for brain pills on YouTube. He says bigoted things, enthusiastically. He worries about gay space colonies dooming the human race. He's the sort of guy you'd expect to find yelling at some poor 17-year-old minimum wage retail worker because the local Target doesn't have his preferred brand of khaki pants.