[Waukesha, Wis.] — While Wisconsin was celebrating America’s birthday over the long weekend, a video uncovered by Dan O’Donnell shows Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes trashing the founding of America as “awful.” Does Tony Evers agree?

“I love America and our founding principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” Rebecca Kleefisch said in a tweet. “Evers needs to call out his lieutenant governor for these awful comments about our great nation. Unless of course he agrees…”

Read more about Barnes bashing America’s founding at Fox News or find excerpts of coverage below.

Wisconsin Democrat Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes says founding of America ‘awful’

Houston Keene


July 3, 2022

Wisconsin Lt. Governor and U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes was filmed on video decrying the founding of America as terrible and “awful.”

In a video posted Sunday by Milwaukee-based talk show host Dan O’Donnell, Barnes, a Democrat, can be heard telling an audience “things were bad, things were terrible,” while discussing America’s origins.

“The founding of this nation? Awful,” Barnes continued, adding that Americans ought to commit themselves to doing everything possible to repairing the harms of the past.

Read the full story from Fox News here.

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