First of all, word on social media is that you should avoid romaine lettuce, as it might be tainted with a strain of E. coli.
Outbreak Alert: Do not eat any romaine lettuce, including whole heads and hearts, chopped, organic and salad mixes with romaine until we learn more. If you don’t know if it’s romaine or can’t confirm the source, don’t eat it. https://t.co/NrFOIxG8hx pic.twitter.com/FuzkHv4bd3
— CDC (@CDCgov) November 20, 2018
I already knew salad was poisonous because it tastes like salad.
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) November 20, 2018
In case you hadn’t heard already, gun control groups have been lobbying hard for the Centers for Disease Control to once again study the effects of gun violence, a point brought up, emoji-style, by Politico’s Dan Diamond:
CDC on lettuce: ?
CDC on guns: ?
— Dan Diamond (@ddiamond) November 20, 2018
Dan I've told you over and over again everyone agrees you do not eat guns. https://t.co/9HnR1210Sj
— Seth Mandel (@SethAMandel) November 20, 2018
Guns also do not cause disease…..
— Brotein Shake (@BetaPsi77) November 20, 2018
Center for DISEASE Control. What do they have to do with guns?
— Moroni (@moroni1180) November 20, 2018
Are guns a contagious disease?
— James Bennett (@TheRealJamesFB) November 20, 2018
Because CDC has what to do with guns? I wish the left would stop being this stupid.
— ? gab.ai ? (@salamanderrake) November 20, 2018
Can you tell us what the thoughts of the CDC are on infrastructure? How about defense spending? Tax rates?
— #LetsGoGiants (@NYGiants_94) November 20, 2018
CDC did do a study on guns once, the facts didn't fit the narrative so they buried it. Good try though.
— Dregomatic 5000 (@thevoice325d) November 20, 2018
It’s true: President Barack Obama had the CDC study gun violence, and in its 2013 report, the CDC found that “almost all national survey estimates indicate that defensive gun uses by victims are at least as common as offensive uses by criminals,” and that “there is empirical evidence that gun turn-in programs are ineffective.”
In other words, it backfired.
CDC on guns : "They save WAY more lives than they take."
— Trey Best (@TreyBest6) November 20, 2018
Since you're talking CDC.. heres some of their stats.. Deaths by guns per year (including suicides) is around 30k. Deaths prevented by self defense with guns.. low end 500k up to 3 million.. Guns save lives. #FACTS
— Charles Newman (@ClnewmanXCV) November 20, 2018
Actually, here is the CDC on guns https://t.co/FZTZ27FylS
— Michael Starry (@MichaelJStarry) November 20, 2018
Lettuce doesn't kill people. E Coli kills people.
— Porn Paralegal (@shipoffeces) November 20, 2018
Oh, he’s serious: Rep. Eric Swalwell turns to Snopes to dig him out of his nuking gun owners tweet https://t.co/7EaLojuqZB
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) November 20, 2018