Musician, author, and actor Carrie Brownstein is the creator, writer, and co-star of the Emmy-nominated, Peabody Award-winning television show Portlandia. And Brownstein had a few words to say in response to Roy Moore's wife, Kayla Moore, who recently blamed “fake news” organizations such as CNN for the claims of bigotry against her husband. Moore cited associates and friends as proof that she and her husband are not racist bigots.
“Well, one of our attorneys is a Jew,” Kayla Moore said. “We have very close friends who are Jewish and rabbis.”
Well, Carrie had something to say about that.
Happy Hanukkah from me and one of Roy Moore's attorneys!— Carrie Brownstein (@Carrie Brownstein) 1513091398.0
@VeeSmittero @Carrie_Rachel @gettinnoticedmo 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌— Anna gave up on hiatus (@Anna gave up on hiatus) 1513107594.0
@Carrie_Rachel @jrichmanesq Bravo. https://t.co/SKmfSIVVho— Enoma (@Enoma) 1513093888.0
We are dead from laughter. Carrie wins Twitter for the day.
@Carrie_Rachel Omg I’m dead 😂😂😂😂— Danielle Garofalo (@Danielle Garofalo) 1513104245.0
@Carrie_Rachel @holtzbian Twitter has been won for the day. https://t.co/SHPgqV3Bys— liz velic (@liz velic) 1513109278.0
@Carrie_Rachel @JeffersonObama https://t.co/6byGBJLDtt— NOBLE (@NOBLE) 1513112749.0
By early morning Tuesday, Google’s algorithms were on the case: A Google search using only the words “our attorney” automatically produced the phrase "is Jewish."
@Carrie_Rachel "By early morning Tuesday, Google’s algorithms were on the case: A Google search using only the wor… https://t.co/OJBxWRnIBl— Paul Greenberg (@Paul Greenberg) 1513092590.0
But people are not fooled. One Jewish lawyer does not forgive all your many other trespasses.
@4fishgreenberg @Carrie_Rachel @washingtonpost Roy and Kayla hiring a Jew to be your lawyer does not subtract your… https://t.co/sLz6t1Ez6I— SoniaAnti tRump 🤡 We got this #TheResistance (@SoniaAnti tRump 🤡 We got this #TheResistance) 1513096184.0
The satire was strong with the people of Twitter.
They were not having it with Moore's remarks, and they showed it.
@Carrie_Rachel In an effort to seem down w/this diversity thing, she also said she "has one of those little brown p… https://t.co/bhMGcmMwIk— Kent Porter (@Kent Porter) 1513154996.0
@Carrie_Rachel #RoyMoore's wife #Kayla admits, "We don't actually know any Jews" https://t.co/0vF7vafVf7— ThugLifeSocialMedia (@ThugLifeSocialMedia) 1513091698.0
Happy Hanukkah everyone!
@Carrie_Rachel @TheKevinAllison Lol! That pop of humor on my twotter feed was a welcome sight! Thanks & Happy Hanuk… https://t.co/ZamvWXEzcY— ForTruth,Love,Peace (@ForTruth,Love,Peace) 1513095907.0
@Carrie_Rachel @matthewjdowd Happy Hanukkah from me and all of Roy Moore’s friends down at the brothels.— Neophyte Twit (@Neophyte Twit) 1513095110.0
@Carrie_Rachel @jakeschwartz oh snap, i need to go get candles and a new menorah, thanks for the reminder carrie an… https://t.co/lWO39x6Na2— 😎Dan Levy-Algiers🤡 (@😎Dan Levy-Algiers🤡) 1513108152.0
Hanukkah is all about presents, right?
@Carrie_Rachel @jay_jaffe Best first night Hanukkah President I’ve received as an adult Carrie! Hbu?— Jackie Udell (@Jackie Udell) 1513137117.0
A bittersweet reminder of our current state of affairs.
@Carrie_Rachel @rezaaslan Don’t know whether to laugh or cry, but this made me smile 😊— Caroline Hodge (@Caroline Hodge) 1513095547.0
So what about Moore's other attorneys?
@DekenbaB @Carrie_Rachel https://t.co/ISC0YZv9Qf— ❄Alt-Maybe This Year🌊 (@❄Alt-Maybe This Year🌊) 1513099051.0
There is also the question of whether or not Moore is speaking the truth.
If her husband gets to question President Barack Obama's birth certificate, it's only fair to expect the same from her regarding her alleged Jewish lawyer. We demand a bar mitzvah certificate!
@Carrie_Rachel As an Alabaman Jew, I'm not so sure his Jewish attorney actually exists. If he did we'd all know him… https://t.co/TT7jCrgLXQ— Amanda Marks (@Amanda Marks) 1513120448.0
Naturally, things got heated on Twitter.
@mattg629 @Carrie_Rachel @JaneErrrr We care about our country and that's not an "all of a sudden" kind of thing.— Kay Hoeprich (@Kay Hoeprich) 1513094596.0
@mattg629 @khoeprich @Carrie_Rachel @JaneErrrr Do we have to live in the South to have an opinion on pedophilia? I… https://t.co/LhkCEE54DH— Brian Sweany (@Brian Sweany) 1513108073.0
A nastier, frosty shrew, we have never seen.
One person said Moore was like an annoying child bragging.
@shirlala @briansweany @mattg629 @khoeprich @Carrie_Rachel @JaneErrrr #TruthHurts Mrs Moore sounded like a child… https://t.co/ftAolkq6MR— Merciful Nate (@Merciful Nate) 1513123792.0
And this Trump-loving guy dared to suggest that Brownstein was triggered.
@Carrie_Rachel Hanukkah? https://t.co/I7Kygs2YL9— Tonehead #MAGA (@Tonehead #MAGA) 1513091586.0
Fortunately, he was owned.
@KarlgoestoWashi @Carrie_Rachel Boom! https://t.co/WGRfkn63MB— יוסי (@יוסי) 1513092546.0
@KarlgoestoWashi @Carrie_Rachel Being proud is one thing, being odious by coming into a convent nude just because y… https://t.co/6dUVESS6vJ— יוסי (@יוסי) 1513105693.0
Isn't it ironic?
@Carrie_Rachel Isn’t it ironic, that it wasn’t racism, homophobia, or child molestation but that @MooreSenate wife… https://t.co/l5hKRoDTeQ— Vincent (@Vincent) 1513140073.0
That's right, don't mess with the Jews. Especially not during Hanukkah!
@Carrie_Rachel https://t.co/1cIWCmDfVi— Jodi B. (@Jodi B.) 1513107772.0
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