The hashtag #ThingsLiberalsJustDontGet is trending in the U.S., and there are a few attempted “hashtag hijacks” going on, as evidenced by the above tweet from Andy Lassner, producer of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

Lassner then seemed to somewhat back off whatever point he was trying to make:

https://twitter.com/andylassner/status/447915959655743488

Editor’s note: The post and headline were amended to correct a typo in Ms. DeGeneres’ name. We apologize for the error.