President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP)

"Verbal waterboarding" -- Vitriol, contempt, dishonesty: Remembering the worst of right-wing Twitter in 2015

From the State of the Union to Ahmed, shootings and Cecil the Lion, the right-wing was just as awful, as usual


Sarah Burris
December 24, 2015 9:20PM (UTC)

Some are narcissists, some are psychopaths, some are sadists and some are just plain mean trolls with inferiority complexes.

When the right wing takes to Twitter it isn't to be funny or relevant it is just to spread hate, racism, xenophobia or stir up the rest of the internet. Here are the worst examples of their tweets this year:

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The most disgusting tweets after the State of the Union
https://twitter.com/toddstarnes/status/557736703969230849
https://twitter.com/kimguilfoyle/status/557733855336361985
https://twitter.com/JonahNRO/status/557725182593613824
https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/557730352526262273
https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/557731757064470528

Haters hate Neil deGrasse Tyson's politics
https://twitter.com/Randy_Shannon/status/583644257740795904
https://twitter.com/PhillipG76/status/583648389218181120
https://twitter.com/GinoTheBeagle/status/663863823342960640

Right wing goes after Baltimore uprising on Twitter
https://twitter.com/redsteeze/status/592791243924611073
https://twitter.com/bob_owens/status/592792566455783424
https://twitter.com/MelissaTweets/status/592789709832724480
https://twitter.com/ellencarmichael/status/592789200161878016

The right wing cannot handle Caitlyn Jenner's revelation.
https://twitter.com/Neal_Dewing/status/605411998558502915
https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/605440574666047488

Conservatives on Twitter say Cecil the lion is like Planned Parenthood
https://twitter.com/seanmdav/status/626111724068868096
https://twitter.com/MZHemingway/status/626214581497688064
https://twitter.com/marcorubio/status/626454765275361281

#IStandWithAhmed but the right wing certainly doesn't.
https://twitter.com/scrowder/status/644210535379111936
https://twitter.com/redsteeze/status/644214459477663745
https://twitter.com/NoahCRothman/status/644213988247642112
https://twitter.com/FredLucasWH/status/644216018194288640

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Charleston massacre happens, President Obama speaks, and the right wing loses its mind.
https://twitter.com/MichaelRofe1/status/611586690411536384
https://twitter.com/BringTheFlag/status/611580198513999872

#NotAllWhitePeople: Twitter racists react to news of Dylann Storm Roof’s killing spree with delusional denial
https://twitter.com/ckenthenson/status/611531540233891840
https://twitter.com/RexMonaco/status/611531144085962753
https://twitter.com/nobodynose/status/611543783621197824
https://twitter.com/ChristianTalour/status/611548621742280704

Conservatives on Twitter react to Oregon shooting with calls for more guns, of course.
https://twitter.com/NolteNC/status/649671905457360896
https://twitter.com/RBPundit/status/649666008496664576
https://twitter.com/DLoesch/status/649657154262069248

President Obama un-renames Mt. McKinley to Denali and right-wing twitter loses its mind.
https://twitter.com/benshapiro/status/638334115171864577
https://twitter.com/2robhayes/status/638344690534735872
https://twitter.com/ukloner/status/638344584817278976

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After the Paris attacks, the right wing lashes out and blamed President Obama and called for war
https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/665303666841243648
https://twitter.com/JMfreespeech/status/665314281219629057
https://twitter.com/DanJoseph78/status/665299109553659906
https://twitter.com/MarkDice/status/665295900340715520


Sarah Burris

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