As Twitchy told you, John McCain’s family announced that the GOP senator and war hero would be discontinuing medical treatment for brain cancer.
My family is deeply appreciative of all the love and generosity you have shown us during this past year. Thank you for all your continued support and prayers. We could not have made it this far without you – you've given us strength to carry on. pic.twitter.com/KuAQSASoa7
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) August 24, 2018
A few hours later, the Onion tweeted this:
— The Onion (@TheOnion) August 24, 2018
Pardon our French, but what in the ever-loving hell kind of garbage is that?
Does anyone associated with you have a soul please advise
— Bethany S. Mandel (@bethanyshondark) August 24, 2018
Not the day for this.
— Quantified Dave (@QuantifiedDave) August 24, 2018
Bad timing guys. You should take this down. Not cool.
— MIKE RYAN #MuellerIsHere (@ryaninteractive) August 24, 2018
This sucks. Take it down.
— Tom Gunn (@ElManoRoboto) August 24, 2018
Dude. Not the time.
— John P. Murphy (@dolohov) August 24, 2018
Not the time . . . Seriously.
— Carrie Sheinfeld (@carriesheinfeld) August 24, 2018
This is not in any way appropriate.
— Maya ? (@scentoflilacs) August 24, 2018
Really? You’re seriously doing this?
— Brent Thomas (@brentthomas11) August 24, 2018
Too far. Seriously. Not funny.
— Dr Hugo Z Hackenbush (@MangyLover) August 24, 2018
Not today, Onion.
— Chris Baskind ? (@chrisbaskind) August 24, 2018
Not only is this not funny, you have horrible timing.
— Neva (@pipandbaby) August 24, 2018
This is not funny. Her father is dying. Please take this down.
— Sara Mannal (@SaraMannal) August 24, 2018
I'm a liberal- and please no. Not funny.
— nbctoday (@McF_Nbctoday) August 24, 2018
I’m a lifelong Democrat. This post is awful. You should be ashamed.
— Annie Scholz (@AnnieScholzNBC) August 24, 2018
Come on, Onion. There’s satire, and there’s straight-up viciousness. Be better than this.