Your Twitter Snark Report For Wednesday December 20th

Never a dull moment in the Twittersphere …

So many of us social media junkies have a love/hate relationship with Twitter. Some days it’s mostly love, some days it’s mostly hate.

There is usually no in-between.

One of the most annoying things about the social media platform are the error-filled tweets that get hundreds and thousands of retweets as if that makes the errors posted “factual.” And we’ve seen some real duds in the past.

But one thing it’s unquestionably good for is the abundant use of snark, which Merriam-Webster defines as:

: an attitude or expression of mocking irreverence and sarcasm

  • no human endeavor is beyond snark these days, so lots of people enjoy hijacking a corporation’s marketing hashtag to mock the company … —Paul McFedries

First Known Use: 1999 —

Conservatives in the Twittersphere don’t get nearly enough credit for their tireless work in this regard. With that in mind, here are some recent snark gems for your perusal.

IMAO’s Frank Fleming on the left’s disdain for cutting taxes:

American Lens’ own AP Dillon on Twitter hailed user @neontaster after he zinged a former Obama admin foreign policy advisor who was critical of a recent damning Politico report:

National Review Online’s Jim Geraghty, in response to ‘netural’ NBC journalist Savannah Guthrie’s attempt at debating House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on the recent tax reform bill:

One of the kings of Twitter snark – “Hale Razor” calling it like he sees it:

Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro, on comedian Rosie O’Donnell’s Tweet attempt at bribing members of the US Senate:

Geraghty’s NRO colleague Ramesh Ponnuru quips:

Move along – no media bias here, right? /sarc:

“Comfortably Smug” on troubling polling numbers just out for the GOP:

This isn’t sarcasm but it’s a darned good tweet anyways:

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, y’all! Be safe, and be merry.