Neil deGrasse Tyson (AP/Richard Shotwell)

Neil deGrasse Tyson got political -- and Twitter did not like it

"Find a rocket, get on board, and leave this planet"


Joanna Rothkopf
April 2, 2015 11:43PM (UTC)

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson usually uses his Twitter account (which has 3.43 million followers) to share interesting facts, shut down haters, and generally promote his bad ass persona. On Thursday, however, Tyson skewed uncharacteristically political:

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Any vaguely controversial tweet from a public figure is bound to make some people angry. This one made people go absolutely apeshit.

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Oh, and this sweet guy used the outrage as an opportunity to make a plug for his cause -- I bet you've heard of it before ;).

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