A GOP candidate from Missouri is sparking a firestorm within the MAGA movement. Literally.
Valentina Gomez, who's gunning for Missouri's Secretary of State position, and she's not pulling any punches when it comes to her stance on the LGBTQ community. In a recent video, Gomez is caught wielding a flamethrower, targeting a stack of LGBTQ library books. Her message? A vow to wipe out all books she deems as "grooming, indoctrinating, and sexualizing our children."
Watch the video:
When I’m Secretary of State, I will 🔥BURN🔥all books that are grooming, indoctrinating, and sexualizing our children. MAGA. America First🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/m8waKi3yhP— Valentina Gomez (@ValentinaForSOS) February 6, 2024
From New York Post:
“This is what I will do to grooming books when I become Secretary of State,” Gomez says in the video, which was posted on X, as intense rap music plays in the background.
After torching the two books Gomez notes, “These books come from a Missouri Public Library.”
“When I am in office, they will burn,” she adds before the video shows a picture of her holding a large gun.
One of the books Gomez burned was “Naked: Not Your Average Sex Encyclopedia” written by Myriam Daguzan Bernier. “Naked” is described on Amazon as “essential reading” that will provide “answers to questions about sexuality that teens have always had but have been afraid to ask.”
The other book propped up for Gomez to burn was “Queer, 2nd Edition: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens.”
Gomez’s post had been viewed over 800K times and garnered thousands of responses, mostly negative, by Wednesday afternoon.