The Republican National Convention began on Monday, August 24, and as state delegates took their turns casting their votes for a Presidential candidate, one man from Louisiana made headlines with his strange rant against Joe Biden.
Delegate Ross Little Jr. started his remarks by saying regulations on oil companies were putting the industry "under the yoke of bondage."
Ross Little Jr.: "Louisiania is a pro-life state where we love both mother and child, but where Joe Biden is hiding… https://t.co/aqNDB7azgY— The Hill (@The Hill) 1598284087.0
He went on to accuse Joe Biden of "taking away guns and ammo."
That's when things really escalated. He began shouting:
"Louisiania is a pro-life state where we love both mother and child, but where Joe Biden is hiding in the dark waiting to take the lives of our unborn babies!"
the RNC is already completely off the rails https://t.co/Ykzqho4nLv— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar) 1598283371.0
@atrupar Lol where oh where is Joe Biden? Oh yeah hiding in the dark ready to take our unborn babies??? Last time… https://t.co/0mqiIFWzSU— 🌊🌊🌊Michelle🌊🌊🌊 (@🌊🌊🌊Michelle🌊🌊🌊) 1598286481.0
Louisiana delegate, casting 46 votes for Trump: "Joe Biden is waiting in the dark to take away our unborn babies."… https://t.co/4dJfmRmQl4— Domenico Montanaro (@Domenico Montanaro) 1598283220.0
On Twitter, people couldn't help but make fun of the extreme drama of the delegate's statements.
Ah yes. Live footage of Joe Biden waiting in the dark to snatch up unborn babies 🙄🙄 https://t.co/CGDWC8lrwd https://t.co/xU1tGff8oH— laurita (@laurita) 1598312489.0
The RNC roll call is really lit. Totally normal rocking dudes like this saying things like, “Joe Biden is waiting i… https://t.co/0Ao7qETWgS— Decent Trial Lawyer (@Decent Trial Lawyer) 1598283382.0
There was a pretty stark contrast between the RNC and the DNC.
The delegate from Louisiana describes regulations on the oil industry as "the yoke of bondage." Also accuses Joe B… https://t.co/BvzTypixzY— Sara Luterman (@Sara Luterman) 1598283231.0
GOP: The Democratic convention was dark and scary. Also the GOP: "Joe Biden is hiding in the dark, waiting to tak… https://t.co/jbnjGKRr1L— Stop Calling Me Frank (@Stop Calling Me Frank) 1598283914.0
It's pretty hard to imagine Joe Biden as a terrifying bogeyman.
@atrupar I just got up, so I’m still a little groggy, but did that dude say Joe Biden was hiding in the dark waitin… https://t.co/bvrk3MQ5hp— MJM (@MJM) 1598288512.0
Meanwhile, the internet did some investigating to find out exactly who Ross Little Jr. is.
You may have seen Louisiana's Ross Little Jr. at the RNC getting angry at an imaginary Joe Biden, "hiding in the da… https://t.co/yQisB2lbeD— Joshua Benton (@Joshua Benton) 1598311447.0
In 2015, after the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal, Little proposed a RNC resolution dipping deep in… https://t.co/iRyMkU7mxX— Joshua Benton (@Joshua Benton) 1598311451.0
Little is, to put it lightly, not an especially modern man.
Here he was sharing an article from a site called Amerika on "How sending women to work scuttled our economy" https://t.co/Q8S50poEY9— Joshua Benton (@Joshua Benton) 1598311453.0
Unfamiliar with Amerika? Its editor gained notice for being a fan of the Oslo mass murderer Anders Breivik, who quo… https://t.co/z9G1UWphdH— Joshua Benton (@Joshua Benton) 1598311456.0
Hopefully voters don't take the word of a man like Little too seriously.
Other highlights from his Facebook: Trayvon Martin was a thug, Halloween is satanic, Obama should be impeached, and… https://t.co/PQfUGjbPnv— Joshua Benton (@Joshua Benton) 1598311460.0
Get ready, everyone. If the RNC gets any wilder on night two, it's going to be on heck of a ride.