In observing the sesquicentennial of one of America’s darkest chapters today, the official Twitter account of Republican Senators seemed to be thanking assassin John Wilkes Booth. Is this a typo, or a Freudian slip? I report, you decide!
150 years ago today, the first Republican President, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. America is forever indebted. pic.twitter.com/vhIE1k20e7
— Senate Republicans (@Senate_GOPs) April 15, 2015
Freudian slip it truly is.
File this as yet another example of the ill-advised use of social media known as “Tweets by Republican Twits”.