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Angry Tweeters Mistake SCOTUSBlog For SCOTUS, Hilarity Ensues


In the hours after the Hobby Lobby decision was handed down, people on Twitter started trolling the Twitter account for SCOTUSBlog with angry reactions and, worse. SCOTUSBlog decided to troll right back:

Considering these guys have been busy all day with follow-up coverage on the decisions and, you know, their actual jobs as attorneys, this is some classic, classic work. Nicely done.

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  1. michael reynolds says:

    I agree. Kudos to the Tweeter from SCOTUSBlog.

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  2. Pinky says:

    I dunno. There is so much ignorance and ill will in politics that this stuff is going to live forever in some distorted form as if the Supreme Court did it.

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  3. James Pearce says:

    And they wonder why they can’t get credentials…..

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  4. Tillman says:

    @Pinky: We’ve hit the Internet Age — everything embarrassing lives forever. We might as well laugh at it.

    Upvote for the magnanimity though. These are dumb liberals we’re talking about.

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  5. Give them a break; they’re still on edge because @TIME never responded to their angry tweets about Daylight Savings Time.

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  6. Jenos Idanian #13 says:

    And these are the people who supported the Obama administration’s positions.

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  7. bill says:

    @Jenos Idanian #13: they’re not as bad as some others- they want to burn down hobby-lobby. tolerance in it’s rawest form i guess?!

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  8. Pinky says:

    @Tillman: Not magnanimity. Things are confusing enough as-is.

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  9. Pinky says:

    OK, off my high horse, this one’s funny:

    Really? Let’s let twitter decide. Ok? MT @The_Itch: @SCOTUSblog How do I become a justice? Pretty sure I’m smarter than 5 of you.

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