Outrage Watch: Scott Walker co-opts ‘Star Wars Day,’ fails spectacularly

05.04.15 3 years ago

Maybe he should have thought this one through.

Wisconsin governor and likely Republican presidential contender Scott Walker co-opted “Star Wars Day” via his official Twitter account, and the corny pandering did not go over well with most observers.

First, the offending tweet:

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Responses ranged from the virtual throwing of tomatoes (“BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO,” stated one user succinctly) to taking aim at Wilson's clear lack of “Star Wars” knowledge (“You don't even realize that's a quote from two different characters,you giant jackass,” wrote another) to the incongruity of his policies with those of the rebellion (“Yes, Luke Skywalker worked tirelessly to eliminate collective bargaining rights,” sniped @branniganlynch). Here's a sampling of the Twitter outrage:

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Hey, at least he had one supporter:

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A delusional supporter, but a supporter nonetheless!

(via Twitchy)

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