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The 6 Craziest Reactions To President Obama’s State Of the Union

By Rebecca Leber on January 28, 2014 at 10:57 pm

"The 6 Craziest Reactions To President Obama’s State Of the Union"


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As President Obama delivered his State of the Union, Republican lawmakers and conservative pundits took to Twitter with their immediate reactions. Obama’s discussion of taking executive action outside of Congressional deadlock provoked particularly creative responses, but they managed to mock equal pay and climate change, as well.

Here are the highlights:

1. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX):

2. Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX):

3. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS):

Bonus Huelskamp:

4. Townhall’s Katie Pavlich countered Obama’s portion on climate change being a settled debate:

5. Erick Erickson, during Obama’s comments about equal pay for women and men:

6. Karl Rove:


Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) delivered a seventh reaction when he slammed Obama’s Iran policy to Roll Call. “The world is literally about to blow up,” Graham said.

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