If Rep. Pete King (R-NY) is trying to get a little love from Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi—the kind that is often reserved for John McCain—the above tweet might do the trick.
However, Rep. King’s comment did not earn him any love from many on Twitter:
— CrimsonPatriot (@isabelsmother) October 16, 2013
— Joshua Falken (@wopr_vs_skynet) October 16, 2013
— #DyingToSelf (@Crossbearer1956) October 16, 2013
— Lenten Toad (@ToadonaWire) October 16, 2013
— JPeterman (@PragueArtist) October 16, 2013
— Anita Miller (@FoxNewsMom) October 16, 2013
King later doubled down today by re-tweeting a story about his call for a “Republican war on Ted Cruz”:
— Rep. Pete King (@RepPeteKing) October 16, 2013
Such comments are playing right into the hands of the Democrats.
— Captain Awesome (@CaptinAwesum) October 16, 2013
.@RepPeteKing yeah, let's step-up the civil war within the GOP… I don't know how you think this will help you become POTUS in 2016.
— Alex Welch (@awelch744) October 16, 2013
When Rep. King talks or tweets these days, the Dems probably just sit back and say “pass the popcorn.”