Meghan McCain joined in on the backlash in opposition to a former aide to Hillary Clinton who’s underneath hearth for mocking Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell over a video of the Kentucky Republican falling down.
Adam Parkhomenko, a Democratic strategist who served in Clinton’s 2016 presidential marketing campaign, shared a video on Wednesday of McConnell falling whereas stepping onstage at a marketing campaign occasion.
The video included the theme music from “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” which is a generally used meme on social media. He shared it once more on Thursday in hopes of reaching a million views.
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McCain, like many others on social media, pointed out that McConnell had survived a bout of polio as a baby.
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“Mitch McConnell had polio as a baby and his leg is partly paralyzed due to it – once more, the place is our empathy and compassion?” “The View” co-host tweeted on Friday. “Battle him on coverage when you disagree with him however that is simply gross and heartless.”
Parkhomenko, nevertheless, has doubled down, blasting journalists for working to McConnell’s protection.
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He did vow to delete his tweet if McConnell “stops attempting to remove protection from these with pre-existing circumstances or…typically.”
Joseph A. Wulfsohn contributed to this report.