GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn Gets Schooled On U.S. Geography After Border Wall Plea

The Tennessee Republican appeared confused about the location of her home state while alluding to former President Donald Trump’s now-defunct project.

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) has been an outspoken critic of President Joe Biden’s immigration policies ― but her latest social media jab was a spectacular misfire.

On Monday, the Republican senator tweeted that “Tennesseans want a wall on our southern border.”

Blackburn’s tweet was, of course, an allusion to former President Donald Trump’s wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. If completed, the wall would have created a fortified barrier between the U.S. and Mexico along the southern borders of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.


Her comment drew a chorus of jeers, with many Twitter users pointing out that Tennessee is located more than 1,000 miles away from the U.S. southern border. The Volunteer State’s southern neighbors are Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi ― none of which border Mexico. 
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