The parody account @RepJimHankle is for a conservative Arkansas congressman that doesn’t exist, who represents a district that hasn’t existed since the 1960s. You would think the Democratic Party’s communications director and national press secretary might want to know that before tweeting about it.

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We hear their fact-checker is Cory Booker’s friend T-Bone. His assistant is Manti T’eo’s girlfriend.

Elleithee’s and Czin’s tweets were deleted, but you know our motto: Twitchy is forever!

And of course MSNBC’s Goldie Taylor got in on the action.  She hasn’t even deleted the tweet, after being told a multitude of times that it’s fake:

https://twitter.com/goldietaylor/status/390666445396647936

Here’s the Twitter bio for “Rep. Jim Hankle.”

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The despicable “congressman” kept trolling, much to the dismay of bone-headed people eager to pin the fake account on Republicans, of course!

Hook, line, and sinker:

https://twitter.com/RCHashingLetras/status/390673256745021441

https://twitter.com/rickzim88/status/390670873621200896

Author/columnist Sarah Littman joined in:

https://twitter.com/realsaramerica/status/390672979270840320

So did lawyer Angela Rye, who used to work as Executive Director/General Counsel of the Congressional Black Caucus:

Great job, geniuses. We fully expect “Rep.  Hankle” to be cited as an example of Tea Party racism on CNN, MSNBC, and perhaps by Democrat politicians themselves.

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