Democrats are right to censure Gosar. But Republican revenge is coming.

Paul Gosar.
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Have you ever heard the phrase "this is going to hurt me more than it does you?" That's where Democrats find themselves today as they prepare to discipline Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.)

The Dem-controlled House of Representatives will vote today to censure Gosar and strip him of his committee assignments. The congressman has surely earned the rebuke, which comes after he used his social media accounts to share an anime video that depicted him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and physically attacking President Biden. Republicans have failed to discipline Gosar — who routinely pals around with white nationalists — so Democrats are going to do it for them.

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