Check out Paul Ryan and other politicians reading mean tweets about themselves

For anyone who's ever wondered whether their late-night Twitter rants at politicians are getting through

Published January 14, 2014 8:10PM (EST)

Paul Ryan                                        (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)
Paul Ryan (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

Riffing off of Jimmy Kimmel's popular "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" series, the folks at NowThisNews decided to corral some politicians and have them do the same. For the most part, the tweets aren't actually that mean, but still, the results are pretty amusing!

Check out the video below to see how Rep. Paul Ryan feels about being called "Satan incarnate," or how Sen. Claire McCaskill reacts to being told she sucks a particularly unpleasant part of a farm animal's anatomy. Sen. Chuck Schumer makes an appearance, too, and seems to thoroughly enjoy himself. Of course he does.

[h/t Gawker]

By Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is a former Salon staff writer.

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