Usually, it’s a floor chart in the House that gets ripped for being stupid, but this real-life bit of political theater left a bad taste on both sides of the aisle.
— Eliza Collins (@elizacollins1) January 24, 2018
Yes, it’s Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill and, um, Republican Senator Jeff Flake eating pork as a promotional effort to tell Congress to stick a fork in earmarks.
We’re trying to think of a less clever promotion, but nothing’s coming to mind. Maybe Hillary’s “Pokémon Go to the Polls”?
yeah this is dumb https://t.co/0AeKELeuMQ
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) January 24, 2018
Politics is for really stupid people https://t.co/yUssrYt6dv
— comfort foods (@primpker) January 24, 2018
Siri, remind me why no one votes. https://t.co/p4ZaIeb44K
— hey its ya boy Pete Haas please like and subscribe (@dimeford) January 24, 2018
my god https://t.co/YXfsanOR73
— Tony Romm (@TonyRomm) January 24, 2018
When you need a photo op to show you're bipartisan but you get Jeff Flake instead. https://t.co/6q4X1CwvJX
— Eric Demamp (@ericdemamp) January 24, 2018
We really do get the government we deserve. This is so fucking stupid. https://t.co/uqoGcVoLT2
— scary lawyerguy (@scarylawyerguy) January 24, 2018
Reality is its own joke. https://t.co/EUZcaikzyf
— Brandon Morse (@TheBrandonMorse) January 24, 2018
You would think this is an onion article but no, no ladies and gentlemen, this is the United States Congress. https://t.co/HbiPXmePxy
— Pierce (@prs_tweeting) January 24, 2018
Dumbest country on earth https://t.co/FDWAigSyR1
— adult son, burly (@imposingbulk) January 24, 2018
So. So. Clever. Much wow. https://t.co/mCR2Ngqsm4
— Jaina (@Serenity_Jayne) January 24, 2018
The Flake 2020 juggernaut picking up speed now. https://t.co/1c5BruEol7
— Robert Rigel (@NightmarEclipse) January 24, 2018
I'm sure we'll all remember this cute photo when neither are in the U.S. Senate this time next year. https://t.co/DlSpINnqbs
— Daniel Gleason (@gleasondp) January 24, 2018
Well, they got people talking.