Everyone piles on Josh Hawley

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What a week it’s been! What a great week for the democrats — and what a horrid one for Republicans. The GOP has been scrambling, and it’s been truly amusing to watch. Some are acting more and more bizarrely as it becomes apparent to them their party is really no more. One of those people is Josh “Fist-pump” Hawley.

Hawley is one of those politicians that nobody can take seriously because he’s such a goofball. Mocked forever and a day by his awful fist-pump and his scrambling away from the insurrectionists, which was caught on video, Hawley has remained the butt of every internet joke.

And Saturday night, Hawley tweeted the following: “The old party is dead. Time to bury it. Build something new.” How utterly profound, Hawley! How intellectually deep. If you imagined my words above to be sarcasm, you’d be right. And many could not believe that tweet came from Hawley, of all people. It’s kind of like Samual Alito tweeting out a plea for women’s rights.

So the mockery came quickly. And frankly, some of the responses left me hysterical. One certainly hopes Twitter stays around because their truly is no other place for such creative snark:

“Treasonweasels.”

“I voted blue so hard; Josh Hawley stopped running.”

“An ounce of introspection needed here Joshy.”

“Which ideas should GOP abandon? Hunter’s laptop, ending social security or criminalizing abortion?”

“Hawley leads by fleeing.”

“Great idea! Now resign yourself to make it happen!”

“The Joshua (fist) tree.”

“Republicans are running from trump faster than Hawley ran on January 6.”

“a sedition fist candidacy.”

“I will never run out of Hawley jokes, ever.”

“Hawley has proposed changing the GOP elephant to the Roadrunner.”

“someone with a sense of humor is impersonating Josh, Hawley.”

“Can you keep running and maybe run all the way out of the country?”

“When does your book, running from history hit bookstores?”


One can’t blame people, really. Hawley is the perfect representative for cowardice, and it appears everyone knows it.

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