This early-morning tweet starts off in typical fashion, with Cher saying GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is much worse than  Sen. Joseph McCarthy.

But then the actress/singer veers off in a surprising direction:

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is not inhumane?

Republican political consultant Karl Rove is not the son of Italian philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli?

Just for kicks, Cher tosses in the letter “a” in the middle of all this and adds “black plague fun” at the end.

That’s a lot of cuckoo-pants packed into just 140 characters.

Fortunately, Cher found her bearings and was back to her usual GOP-hating self in short order:

Aha, so she went to easy. Where is that? A few miles west of Haterville?