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Virginia Woman Who Flipped Off Trump Motorcade Elected

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Last night, after the House and Senate of the Old Dominion state was recaptured by a Democratic majority, Virginia’s Democratic governor, Ralph Northam said:

“I’m here to officially declare today, November 5, 2019, that Virginia is officially blue.”

Bicyclist Juli Briskman gives the middle-finger salute to President Donald Trump’s motorcade, Saturday, October 27, 2017 3:15PM ET as it returns from Trump National Golf Course, in Potomac Falls, VA.

Democrats now hold all major Virginia state offices, and control the Virginia state assembly – a condition which has not happened since 1994.

Juli Briskman, the lone bicyclist whose image of her giving a left-handed middle finger salute to Trump’s motorcade in Virginia in 2017 and was later fired over the same, defeated the incumbent Republican to win election as a Democrat to the Loudon County Board of Supervisors where she’ll represent the Algonkian District, where she resides – which also happens to include Trump National Golf Club, Lowes Island Boulevard in Potomac Falls 20165. According to the club’s website, it is located “just 45 minutes from downtown DC.”

Her election is a purely and poetic ironic turn to an otherwise silent event which garnered national attention almost immediately after it occurred Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1512 EST while the Golfer in Chief was returning to the White House after playing his 72nd round of golf since Inauguration Day, January 20, 2017 – the 282nd day of his 1460-day term.

Shortly after news of her actions circled the globe, her employer fired her. She sued claiming wrongful termination, and her case was dismissed. She then sued for severance, and won.

Her campaign Twitter account is linked here.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/06/juli-briskman-trump-middle-finger-wins-office-virginia

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