Patton Oswalt gloriously smacks down Ben Shapiro's absurd cries of anti-semitism

Somehow either the mention of "neocon" or Irving Kristol sent the Breitbart editor into a Twitter tizzy

By Sophia Tesfaye

Senior Politics Editor

Published December 16, 2015 11:58PM (EST)

 patton_oswalt (AP/Chris Pizzello)
patton_oswalt (AP/Chris Pizzello)

When Patton Oswalt lets loose on Twitter (let's skip the loaded troll descriptor for now), he really digs in and this time he exposed previously unknown depths of reaching when he somehow elicited Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro to inexplicably whine about anti-semitism and generally lose his mind.

Behold the bewildering Breitbart level logic on display below:

For some reason, CNN conservative commentator Kurt Schlichter jumped into the mix:

Actually, the conservative Twitter tears were running rampant:

By Sophia Tesfaye

Sophia Tesfaye is Salon's senior editor for news and politics, and resides in Washington, D.C. You can find her on Twitter at @SophiaTesfaye.

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