You know, @mattyglesias, maybe the success of Protestants as Fed chairman has to do with the shape of their skulls. Ever think of that?—
National Clown (@lheal) August 16, 2013
What exactly is Yglesias trying to accomplish here, other than upping his douchebag factor exponentially?
Ugh. Now, it’s important to remember that Yglesias is a notorious Twitter troll:
But that doesn’t excuse the moronic crap he comes up with.
Yep. We also remember the time he tweeted that a great way to avoid jail time would be to kill a young black man. That’s just the kind of guy he is. And while Yglesias’ article can most charitably be described as a pathetic attempt at bad satire:
His tweet is understandably prompting angry reactions:
For the record, Yglesias doesn’t understand how people could possibly fail to understand his brilliant satire:
Wrong again, Matt:
Yglesias definitely hasn’t learned how not to be a jackass.
Several tweeters made an important observation:
We’re gonna go out on a limb and suggest that if Yglesias had gone this route:
He’d be getting a bit more attention. Something for him to think about. Also worth his consideration: