Rep. Phil Gingrey gets ‘tense and uptight,’ deletes Twitter account

As Twitchy reported, last week, GOP Rep. Phil Gingrey foolishly gave credence to Todd Akin’s thoughts on “legitimate rape.” Shocking perhaps only to Gingrey, people didn’t take kindly to the remarks — and it seems that he didn’t take kindly to their criticism. Twitterers hoping to peruse more of his thoughts on the female reproductive system are being greeted with this when they try to access his official feed:

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Understandably, they’re terribly upset:

C’mon, Rep. Gingrey. Canceling your account is pretty drastic. Why so uptight? A nice glass of wine would loosen you right up.

  • TexasMeow

    Apparently Rep. Phil Gingrey wanted to end his career with a Tweet instead of a Bang.

  • Reese Ccup

    I wonder if this video had anything to do with it? Phil Gingrey and the 2nd Amendment by @PonytailPatriot

  • TocksNedlog

    The less he talks, the higher his poll numbers.

  • Fill Yer Hands

    Interesting. When I posted that, I meant politically, didn’t know about this. Another nail in the coffin.