House Republicans have recently traveled to Baltimore for a party retreat and, perhaps feeling a little bit "fun" on their big vacation, have decided to get a little bit cheeky with their Wifi password at the local Marriott.
Washington Post reporter Rachel Bade was walking through the hotel's lobby and found that the password had been reset to a reference to a line from a recent Donald Trump rally:
Literally LOLed at the hotel internet password for the GOP retreat-> https://t.co/5AACL9l6u1— Rachael Bade (@Rachael Bade)1568315086.0
Of course, many Twitter users felt the Republicans had failed to make any real point with their password.
@rachaelmbade Send_her_back had already been taken by the KKK group meeting down the hall.— Chris Bastian (@Chris Bastian)1568317157.0
@rachaelmbade when you have to say "very" twice that's how you know you're winning the argument— Francis Hwang (@Francis Hwang)1568315423.0
@rachaelmbade Stephen Miller must have set that up.— Bethy P. (@Bethy P.)1568317004.0
Others pointed out that communal WiFi seemed a little bit...socialist?
@rachaelmbade Isn't the hotel providing WiFi for all its guests kinda like.... like... ...... SOCIALISM?— Norton (@Norton)1568315485.0
@rachaelmbade This is wi-fi that's being offered for free, yes? As a public good, if you will, for the convention… https://t.co/Uap7yZmtDH— Saint Louis ⚜️ Left Wing (@Saint Louis ⚜️ Left Wing)1568320175.0
Of course, the GOP hates socialism until they have to bail out farmers because of their own trade policies.
@rachaelmbade Spoiler alert @GOP : Government bailouts to farmers is SOCIALISM. No underscore necessary.… https://t.co/hx3JvjyLTx— James (@James)1568316383.0
@rachaelmbade @meridithmcgraw Huh, does that include payments to American farmers to compensate for market loss?— Craig Rose (@Craig Rose)1568315272.0
@rachaelmbade @ComfortablySmug They should pull themselves up by their own hot spots— Sporting Event Parking Lot Enthusiast (@Sporting Event Parking Lot Enthusiast)1568315537.0
There's nothing Republicans won't do to themselves to own the libs!
@rachaelmbade Crazy long password to own the libs— The beach is on the left (@The beach is on the left)1568319344.0
@rachaelmbade @felixsalmon Having trouble connecting to WiFi to own the Libs— C-D-C (@C-D-C)1568317699.0
Many people pointed out that the password, whether or not you agreed with its message, was just badly constructed.
@rachaelmbade Baby boomers can't type underscores. Whoever did this is going to spend the weekend on the phone explaining a keyboard.— Charliecrist (@Charliecrist)1568317139.0
@rachaelmbade So many GOP olds will be calling the front desk to tell them the password isn't working. No way they'… https://t.co/0gFrXzsoDj— wolfrjc (@wolfrjc)1568317236.0
@rachaelmbade Nobody will get online due to the I.Q. test of having to remove the spaces and then type all the redu… https://t.co/H0pqksfi3A— --dave (@--dave)1568318682.0
And that strangely long password?
It's not even accurate as written.
@rachaelmbade @ComfortablySmug "This is not case sensitive" is the real A+ joke here— Matt Corbett (@Matt Corbett)1568315782.0
Meanwhile, as always, Twitter sounded off on various political hypocrisies.
@rachaelmbade @JakeSherman Yes, red state socialism sucks https://t.co/zYhk6ExQ4Z— Rhonda Harbison (@Rhonda Harbison)1568315657.0
@rachaelmbade When a password about your accomplishments as a party would be too weak...— Willians HARDY (@Willians HARDY)1568315209.0
@rachaelmbade Remind us again who the snowflakes are— J.J. (@J.J.)1568318170.0
But if there's one thing we can agree on at the end of the day, it's that this is just a bad password...
@4everNeverTrump @rachaelmbade Unnecessarily capitalizing i in non-case-sensitive passwords is just weird. https://t.co/jb29g0RiNT— Dana Rohrabacher’s Alcoholism (@Dana Rohrabacher’s Alcoholism)1568316546.0
...though it does sum up the GOP pretty well.
@Drunkabacher @4everNeverTrump @rachaelmbade Saying a thing is not actually what you just said that thing is couldn… https://t.co/3X4VmXNBRT— The Kirk Unit 🏳️🌈 (@The Kirk Unit 🏳️🌈)1568317959.0
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