No, The GOP Still Hasn’t Figured Out Hashtags

Reince Priebus Gage Skidmore

“Hey, has the GOP figured out how to use social media yet?” you ask. Why, no. No, they have not.

The latest attempt at trending a hashtag on Twitter comes from Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, who was probably brushing his teeth this morning thinking what a sham Obamacare is when a commercial for ShamWow! came on the tube in his bedroom.

“F***ing brilliant!” We imagine he said to himself.

All he needed to do was get to the office and Google a recent headline on the problems with the Obamacare website rollout. He found this, a Chicago Tribune op-ed that argues that the problems with the Affordable Care Act are deeper than the shitty website.

Thus, with all the necessary ingredients on hand, Priebus went about composing the perfect tweet. Here’s what he settled on:

Good job, Reince. We’ll check back closer to election time.

[Image: Gage Skidmore]

Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.


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