As temperatures rise into the triple digits across North America, bringing sweltering heat to the East Coast, Pacific Northwest, and Canada, it seems one locale is facing an unprecedented cold front, a historic dusting of snow softly blanketing its vast landscape – the deepest depths of Hell. In what may be the lone rational decision of their respective careers, QAnon backing Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has teamed up with notorious Floridian creep, Rep. Matt Gaetz to act on a truly important issue – no, not the dangers of the Covid-19 Delta variant or the devastating impacts of climate change –  the “Free Britney” movement. 

On Wednesday, one week after Britney Spears's testified in court that she was forced to work against her will and isn't allowed to remove her IUD due to her conservatorship, Greene, Gaetz, and fellow Republican lawmakers Rep. Burgess Owens and Rep. Andy Biggs penned an open letter to the star, inviting her to tell her story before Congress

“Ms. Spears: You have been mistreated by America’s legal system,” the correspondence begins. “We want to help. The United States Congress should hear your story and be inspired to bipartisan action. What happened to you should never happen to any other American. Congress can make things better and you can inform our policy decisions. If you will speak to Congress, we are ready to listen.”

After discussing their apparent heartbreak regarding her situation, stating that “we could see the obvious financial, emotional and psychological abuse at the hands of your conservators,” the lawmakers asked the star to use her harrowing tale of alleged mistreatment to help others. “Your story is so powerful, and the admiration of your achievements so great, you (and perhaps only you) can blow that door wide open, giving hope to millions,” the letter continued. “Your life, liberty, and happiness have been taken from you. Please take advantage of the empowerment that public congressional testimony can unlock." They ended the note with a pledge of support, stating that they "stand with you, Britney – whatever you decide.” Spears has yet to respond or acknowledge the letter.

However, this week's correspondence isn't the first time Gaetz has spoken out regarding the pop star's conservatorship struggles. Just weeks before the congressman found himself at the center of the national scandal, facing allegations of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl in March, Gaetz and Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan wrote a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, demanding he hold a hearing regarding court-ordered conservatorships.  

“Ms. Spears is not alone,” the letter reads. “There are countless other Americans unjustly stripped of their freedoms by others with little recourse.”

It is unclear as to whether Gaetz's long term-interest in Spears stems from fact that she was Miss American Dream since she was 17 – emphasis on the 17. 

So, folks, here's to hoping Greene, Gaetz, and their fellow lawmakers keep this same passion when faced with tackling other issues like our nation's crumbling infrastructure, dangerous weather trends and their root causes, and widespread public health dangers.  – I'm sure Hell is quite enjoying their sweater weather. 

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