Tweet Beat: Rant Edition
A lame-duck session makes for a heated Congress—and heated Tweets
Representative John Shimkus: @RepShimkus John 1:38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? They said unto him, Rabbi where dwellest thou?
Well, I guess that’s classier than “Ollie ollie oxen free!”
Senator John Cornyn: @JohnCornyn Awh RT @allahpundit: ‘Stuxnet virus set back Iran’s nuclear program by 2 years’ http://tinyurl.com/2fnewhk
Gee, Senator, way to conceal your disappointment.
Representative Michele Bachmann: @MicheleBachmann As a federal tax attorney, I know our tax code needs to be reformed to bring certainty to our fragile #economy: http://tiny.cc/jxsra #tcot
Do you also moonlight as an actuary?
Senator John McCain: @SenJohnMcCain #5. $425,000 to restore the Boonville Hardware Building in Boonville, Mississippi–population 8,360!!
Yeesh! Why are you picking on the little guys and girls like that, Senator?
Representative Mary Bono Mack: @MaryBonoMack will be on “Bulls and Bears” today at 4:10pm EST. Make sure to tune in or set your DVR. #foxbusiness
Could also be hash tagged #ChicagoSportsTeams
Senator Bernie Sanders: @senatorsanders Sen. Bernie Sanders is now in his 9th hour of non-stop #filibuster. Sanders has not left the floor once in that time.
Well, it wasn’t technically a filibuster, but what a feat!
Representative Thaddeus McCotter: @ThadMcCotter Margin of error: +/- 13% /RT @latimestot: …new Gallup Poll finds 13% of Americans still approve of Congress http://lat.ms/fuS2ys
At least you’re self-aware!