Texas Democrat State Rep. Gene Wu deleted this tweet today:

https://twitter.com/GeneforTexas/status/351763301467832321

Reaction was swift:

Wu subsequently tweeted two apologies:

The only “flaw” Wu exposed was that his staff allows him access to his own Twitter account.

Just for good measure, Wu tweeted one more apology:

By then it was too little, too late:

https://twitter.com/ChrisBarnhart/status/351770632482062336

https://twitter.com/connorhmyers/status/351768961743994881

“Review” complete with round-table discussion and an environmental impact study of the apology, no doubt.

One tweeter in particular had many comments and questions for the Democrats as well as the Washington Post:

We assume that last question was rhetorical in nature.