According to Mediaite, Gaetz visited the Shoal River Middle School in Crestview, Florida, on Tuesday to speak with students about civics and government. Afterward, he posed for a selfie with all of the gathered students in the background.
But the bird-flipping sixth-grader drew plenty of notice from others, including a woman in the comment section of the post who claimed to be the girl’s very disappointed mother.
“As the mother of the little girl very disrespectfully flipping the ‘bird’, I will be dealing with her at home tonight!” posted the user named Angela Marie. “I absolutely have raised her better than this, and I promise this will NEVER happen again!”
“I have been dealing with her wanting to ‘fit in’ and I promise you, I am livid. Political views aside, this is completely unacceptable. Mr. Gaetz, I apologize on behalf of my daughter. I am very sorry this occurred,” the mother added. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”https://www.westernjournal.com/ct/moms-response-6th-grader-gop-rep/” target=”_blank”]