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:
– Scott Walker (@ScottWalker) May 4, 2015
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:
– nut industry fan (@trevorjcavanagh) May 4, 2015
– h14kw (@dklaming) May 4, 2015
.@ScottWalker The another is Leia. Are you saying you're Leia?
– Patrick Dominguez (@anchorsteamer) May 4, 2015
– Bill Lenner (@Bill_Lenner) May 4, 2015
– Will (@ProjectMelton) May 4, 2015
– the riker liker (@andymoney69) May 4, 2015
– Fleekless In Seattle (@bradcandoit) May 4, 2015
– David Avallone (@DAvallone) May 4, 2015
@HashtagGriswold priceless isn't it? Plus he doesn't have put in two sets of quotation marks. He thinks it's one long quote.
– Dee Emm Elms (@d_m_elms) May 4, 2015
Hey, at least he had one supporter:
– Katie Johnson (@kjon) May 4, 2015
A delusional supporter, but a supporter nonetheless!