As Twitchy told you, earlier today, Democrat Patrick Leahy went after Fifth Circuit nominee Don Willett over a 2015 tweet in which Willett joked about marrying bacon.

Commentary’s John Podhoretz rightly labeled Leahy “a shmo”:

Leahy took great offense to that and immediately attempted to set the record straight:

He was really emphatic about this:

That’s not what Justice Willett was doing, Senator, but you do you.

Maybe Leahy’s still pissy that Willett wasn’t impressed with his vocabulary four years ago: