It may not be nice to kick a man when he’s down … but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be funny as hell.

As Twitchy told you, CNN’s Jim Acosta beclowned himself yet again when he attempted to frame the potential government shutdown as the GOP’s fault since Republicans control the White House and Congress. But when he wasn’t busy being a shameless hack, he was doing something resembling reporting:

And also unknowingly setting himself up for a kickass burn:

Dude. Dude.

If anyone needs us, we’ll be building a shrine to that epic burn.

Holy crap, it was beautiful.