The White House, in a rare moment, found an agreement with extremist Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) and then told him so in the form of a pretty vicious meme.
Gaetz said Wednesday that any government shutdown was “absolutely” the fault of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.).
The White House shared Elkind’s tweet with the Gaetz quote along with the meme “Heartbreaking: The worst person you know just made a great point.”
“Out of nowhere, the most vile person you have ever met in your life entered the fray with a completely legitimate and irrefutable argument,” the original story says. “All you can do now is try to pick up the pieces, move on and pray that this pompous idiot never makes a big point again.”
Supporters of President Joe Biden were delighted by the bold attitude of the White House social media team: