A mere two hours following the death of Supreme Court justice and feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued a statement saying that "President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."
Considering how little time had past since RBG's death, McConnell's statement would have been in poor taste regardless.
It was made all the more enraging, however, due to the fact that McConnell denied President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland a vote for the entire last year of his Presidency.
The Senate and the nation mourn the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the conclusion of her extraordinary… https://t.co/nTEnOaNPdO— Leader McConnell (@Leader McConnell)1600476952.0
After McConnell issued his statement, an old video of the politician falling over at a campaign rally went viral on Facebook.
This is so satisfying 🤣🤣 https://t.co/vV0X5kG7e4— M-A.StayFuckin’Legit🖕🇨🇦☘️🔥 (@M-A.StayFuckin’Legit🖕🇨🇦☘️🔥)1600553640.0
Please watch @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell fall down. Over and over and over and over and over and over. https://t.co/hnTI0wsKem— Rob Sprance (@Rob Sprance)1600628350.0
Many Twitter users took what solace they could in this embarrassing moment.
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA https://t.co/nix9jUWtxy— Uncovering The Truth (@Uncovering The Truth)1600538490.0
@RobSprance @senatemajldr https://t.co/fKtuzrudCe— Fuckaroo McGoo 🇮🇹🇨🇦 (@Fuckaroo McGoo 🇮🇹🇨🇦)1600634298.0
Im going straight to hell for watching this as many times as I did. https://t.co/aijvnkD1RN— 💙 Koko ✊🏻✊🏽✊🏿💙 (@💙 Koko ✊🏻✊🏽✊🏿💙)1600573959.0
McConnell has been personally responsible for much of our nation's polarization.
@RobSprance @senatemajldr Did he fall, or was he just trampling the Constitution?— Sandi (@Sandi)1600698178.0
@sandi_fish @RobSprance @senatemajldr I think his problem he has sunk so low that even climbing one step is an atmo… https://t.co/qD61gUvP9n— FM (@FM)1600698645.0
@RobSprance @senatemajldr I think he is being haunted by the spirits of women who have passed.— Lisa L (@Lisa L)1600732551.0
Many hoped that November 2020 will bring an end to McConnell's power.
@RobSprance @senatemajldr This is why people need to recognize that you can’t keep up with the shenanigans and not… https://t.co/LbeUgnpfra— Fashion Addik (@Fashion Addik)1600716209.0
Among liberals, there are few figures more abhorred than Mitch McConnell.
@BagdMilkSoWhat Super Mitch! Able to leap tall stacks of bills on his desk that would help America. https://t.co/41gllQBMhM— Michael Essentially (@Michael Essentially)1600606166.0
@RobSprance @senatemajldr https://t.co/vyL4GyHVjb— #SavePalestine 🇵🇸 🌹 (@#SavePalestine 🇵🇸 🌹)1600664885.0
You know you've done something wrong when the internet rejoices at every tiny trip or tumble you take.