ERIC’S EXCUSE: Holder Downplays ‘KICK’ Comment, Says GOP Stoking ‘Fake Outrage’

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Former Attorney General Eric Holder downplayed his recent comments that urged supporters to “kick” Republican voters when they’re down; accusing the GOP of stoking “fake outrage” to distract from the upcoming midterm elections.

Holder posted his excuse on social media days after video of his violent rhetoric went viral on social media; saying “Ok, stop the fake outrage. I’m obviously not advocating violence. (In fact, when I was AG violent crime in the US was historically low.) I’m saying Republicans are undermining our democracy and Democrats need to be tough, proud and stand up for the values we believe in - the end.”

Holder was speaking with left-wing activists this week when he “updated” Michelle Obama’s signature message, “When they go low, we go high.”

“No,” said Holder. “When they go low, we kick them.”