Amidst all the chaos last week amid the presidential election, Jimmy Kimmel gathered an assortment of current and former elected (or appointed) public officials for an all-politics edition of “Mean Tweets.”
The self-administered roast featured both Democrats and Republicans, including two Bay Staters: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (“Elizabeth Warren is what happens when Jan Brady grows up”) and former Secretary of State John Kerry (“If John Kerry’s head were to be carved on a mountain, it would be actual size.”)
“Mount Rushmore, here I come,” Kerry joked.
Other politicos who read their own Twitter hate included Sen. Ted Cruz (“If Templeton the rat from ‘Charlotte’s Web’ had a successful rat cousin he hated for being an unctuous slime ball, it would be Ted Cruz.”), and Sen. Bernie Sanders (“Bernie Sanders seems like the type of guy who would return a single piece of fruit to Walmart and hold up the line for an hour.”).
Rep. Adam Schiff had the distinction of reading a mean tweet sent by President Donald Trump (“To show you how dishonest the LameStream Media is, I used the word Liddle’ not Liddle, in discribing [sic] Corrupt Congressman Liddle’ Adam Schiff. Low ratings @CNN purposely took the hyphen out and said I spelled the word little wrong. A small but never ending situation with CNN!”)
“First of all, it’s not a hyphen,” Schiff said, pointing to the apostrophe. “And secondly, what the f***? You’re the President of the United States.”
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