Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas’s marketing campaign and actor Patton Oswalt acquired right into a heated back-and-forth on Monday after Cornyn’s group reposted a string of “offensive” tweets by the 50-year-old.
Oswalt made a quick look in a Tuesday video that introduced the senatorial bid of Democrat Mary Jennings “MJ” Hegar, a former Air Power helicopter pilot.
Group Cornyn, the official Twitter account for Cornyn’s marketing campaign, reposted a string of “offensive” tweets by the 50-year-old actor and questioned why Hegar would affiliate with Oswalt. Some Twitter customers accused the marketing campaign of “pearl clutching.”
“Hollywood Hegar supporter and video visitor star, Patton Oswalt, has tweeted some offensive feedback over time, reply A or B to tell us which one is extra offensive to you,” learn one of many tweets from Group Cornyn. The put up included a screengrab of Oswalt’s previous tweets.
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Inside hours the tweet acquired almost 9,000 feedback however solely 450 likes. Twitter customers mocked Cornyn for his perceived prudishness. Others accused him of hypocrisy for not calling out President Trump for together with the “S-word” in a Friday tweet.
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Oswalt weighed in, accusing Cornyn of being “scared s—less” of Hegar, and for not debating her. He later mocked Cornyn for unwittingly selling Hegar, and pleaded together with his marketing campaign to “by no means cease.”