We’re just gonna leave this here:
Let me say for the billionth time: Reporters don't root for a side. Period. https://t.co/dhH8eherOR
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) October 16, 2016
It’s a good thing that question is settled, because after the announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement Wednesday, NBC News political reporter Alex Seitz-Wald oddly tweeted this, as if it had any bearing on the day’s news whatsoever. We’re stumped.
Seems like a good time to remember that Donald Trump lost the popular vote by almost 3 million votes.
— Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) June 27, 2018
— Sean Agnew (@seanagnew) June 27, 2018
Why would it be a good time to remember that? https://t.co/KDJ7UfndNo
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) June 28, 2018
And? Consolation prize? Participation trophy?
Show me one tweet, one artlicle, one post anywhere that mentions the popular vote pre-election.
— Daniel (@Sinclair_D_F) June 28, 2018
Seems like a good time to remember that the president isn't chosen by the popular vote. pic.twitter.com/dqhgiPWrEE
— Alo Konsen (@OhioCoastie) June 27, 2018
Seems like a good time to remember that there is no "popular vote" to lose, no one campaigns to win it, it counts for nothing and there are no prizes. #PathTo270
— 100 Proof (@ChampionCapua) June 27, 2018
Seems like a good time to remember that Hillary Clinton didn’t campaign in Wisconsin.
— Christie (@RepRepublic) June 27, 2018
Seems like a good time to remember how the Electoral College works…
Elections have consequences!
— James Crum (@jrcrum) June 28, 2018
Seems like a good time to remember that we elect presidents through the Electoral College, and Trump won.
— Ben Peterson (@jazzfan71) June 28, 2018
Seems like a good time to remember the popular vote is irrelevant. #Hack
— The Real Bepo (D) (@TheRealBepo) June 27, 2018
It’s also a good time to remember that he’s still your president.
— “Z” (@fzimo) June 28, 2018
Seems like a good time to remember that Donald Trump is your President.
— EricInfoTech ?? (@EricInfoTech) June 27, 2018
Seems like a good time for you to add “Democratic Shill” to your bio.
— Kevin Mandel (@KMAN011) June 27, 2018
Seems like a good time for you to remember that….DAMN, the ratio on this though ?
— batessl (@slbates1) June 27, 2018
Knock yourself out. We play by electoral college rules not by yards gained.
— Just Brad (@bradcundiff) June 27, 2018
I'll take useless facts for $1000, Alex.
— Kit Zander (@KitZander66) June 27, 2018
I'll file that under "things that don't matter", right next to the Merrick Garland nomination ☺️
— Andrew S. (@shoutingboy) June 27, 2018
Hadn't heard this since every day.
— JWF (@JammieWF) June 27, 2018
Yep, it's been almost 5 minutes since anyone mentioned it. Good to remember
— Bayonethics (@Bayonethics2) June 28, 2018
Wow. The election was a year and a half ago and you are still going on about the popular vote…which means nothing? Get a grip Alex Seitz-Wald. Move on from the past. Look forward, not back. #MAGA
— Brad Head (@BradH0101) June 27, 2018
Perhaps you should check out the #WalkAway movement.
— Lori Latimer (@lorilatimer) June 28, 2018
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) June 27, 2018
Dude. Get yourself some butthurt cream, apply it "liberally," and #WalkAway
— Natasha Fatale, Pottsylvanian Spy & Bombshell (@N_Fatale) June 27, 2018
AWWW! Comedy Central is having a SERIOUS sad over Anthony Kennedy's retirement [pic] https://t.co/B0x9nrgT9t
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 27, 2018