The Buffett Rule went down in flames in the Senate tonight as it failed to meet the 60-vote threshold needed to pass.

Twitter users, as usual, had plenty to say about Obama’s tax hike attempt. Most tweeps were pretty happy to hear about the failure and still think the Buffett Rule is a joke in more ways than one.

https://twitter.com/#!/BreckfastTime/status/192031964939812864

https://twitter.com/#!/Lawrencr15/status/192030039188062208

https://twitter.com/#!/StevenErtelt/status/192018103574597632

https://twitter.com/#!/freddoso/status/192011091071614976

https://twitter.com/#!/amandacarpenter/status/191956349930848256

https://twitter.com/#!/keder/status/192027407123877888

https://twitter.com/#!/CindyBegel/status/192030195845308416

https://twitter.com/#!/BMKCMO/status/192030054241415169

https://twitter.com/#!/CamSelent/status/192030270994649088

https://twitter.com/#!/depoguy/status/192036332737019909

https://twitter.com/#!/lisakauai/status/192038265065447426

https://twitter.com/#!/dminor85/status/192038237362065408

Progressive supporters of the Buffet Rule rinsed, repeated, and recycled the canard that the majority of Americans support the failed legislation.

https://twitter.com/#!/BoArthur/status/192035219287707648

https://twitter.com/#!/tmcprdctns/status/192030850244820992

https://twitter.com/#!/HerPinkRibbons/status/192028895405539328

https://twitter.com/#!/dstubb/status/192027146133319681

https://twitter.com/#!/ObamaOyeah/status/192024836107800577

https://twitter.com/#!/jb111/status/192022082341699585

https://twitter.com/#!/joshgreenman/status/192019975622504449