President Trump may get all the credit, but Vice President Mike Pence knows how to work the Twitter too, as evidenced by his epic Monday take-down of Connecticut Senator Christopher Murphy.
In response to Pence tweeting this video in which he stated his support for the GOP health care bill now being debated in the Senate…
— Vice President Mike Pence Archived (@VP45) July 14, 2017
… Senator Murphy tweeted:
I'm going to say it – there is real evil in the epidemic rate of lying that is going on right now. This is not normal. https://t.co/ifkV1GWAUH
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) July 15, 2017
Pence didn’t respond to Murphy until Monday, but it was worth the wait.
You mean like, "If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor."? 🤥 https://t.co/GUpFKhe7pz
— Vice President Mike Pence Archived (@VP45) July 17, 2017
“You mean like, ‘If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor’?” Pence tweeted, referring to former-President Obama’s promise in the midst of trying to pass the Affordable Care Act, right along with a Pinocchio emoji for effect.
Because as we all found out later, it was a lie.
Needless to say, Pence’s mic-drop tweet was the source of much social media buzz:
Interesting the way the truth sends the left into a spasm of hate and rage.
— bigdog (@lvmypug) July 17, 2017
And yes, plenty of rage from the left:
Disingenuous. YOU KNOW that the plan was “If you like your doctor, you keep your doctor.”
Failing on a promise is a far cry from lying.
— MatthewDicks (@MatthewDicks) July 17, 2017
you’re going to take away my family’s healthcare, you beady-eyed mutant. go call your wife “mother” and otherwise shut your goddamn mouth
— Sean T. Collins (@theseantcollins) July 17, 2017
Stay classy, Sean.
You’re a lying sack of crap.
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) July 17, 2017
I think at this point people are more worried about keeping their loved ones alive than they are your stale ’12 talking point reboot.
— Mark Riffenburg (@ItsJustMarkNV) July 17, 2017
As if healthcare in America hasn’t gotten progressively worse since Obamacare.
Dude, you’re cutting Medicaid by $2.1 trillion and claiming that strengthens Medicaid. You are a dirty, stinking, naked liar. Period.
— Matthew Chapman (@fawfulfan) July 17, 2017
Um, no Matthew. Cutting the rate of growth isn’t “cutting” anything, and if it staves off insolvency then yes, it has “strengthened” it.
Instead of offering positive case for “health care” bill that will cost tens of millions their coverage, GOP resorts to whataboutism. Sad!
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) July 17, 2017
fuck you, Mike.
— Dave (@dacawa) July 17, 2017
Yep, this is what passes for an “argument” from the Left these days, but isn’t that pretty much what we expect by now?
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