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GOP Lawmaker Mocked For Tying Bans On Single-Use Plastic Straws To ‘Socialism’

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GOP Lawmaker Mocked For Tying Bans On Single-Use Plastic Straws To ‘Socialism’




GOP California Rep. Devin Nunes tied bans on single-use plastic straws to socialism after a visit to a restaurant on Saturday.

“At restaurant tonight waitress asks if we want straws,” the lawmaker tweeted. “Says she has to ask now in fear of ‘THE STRAW POLICE.’ Welcome to Socialism in California!”




A new law took effect earlier this year that barred restaurants in California from giving patrons single-use plastic straws unless one is requested in an effort to reduce ocean waste.

Nunes’s tweet was widely mocked on social media:





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