Before we get to the reaction, here’s video of Jake Tapper’s segment on CNN:

That was enough to set off a wave of angry tweets. A sampling:

One Kanye West fan was particularly upset with Tapper:

Tapper later had to tap out of the match because of deadlines, but we’re sure Jake really regretted having to leave that kind of vile reaction behind for a while:

Tapper’s sense of humor in these situations might be wasted on some people, but not us.