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Twitter smacks Ann Coulter down for trolling kidnapped Nigerian girls

By Arturo Garcia
Monday, May 12, 2014 23:55 EDT
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Conservative pundit Ann Coulter’s attempt to parody the online campaign calling for the release of hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian girls led to her becoming the butt of jokes on Twitter, Talking Points Memo reported.

Coulter posted a picture Sunday night of herself holding up a piece of paper bearing the tag #Bringbackourcountry, a swipe at First Lady Michelle Obama’s show of support for the #BringBackOurGirls campaign demanding the rescue of nearly 300 girls taken by the radical group Boko Haram.

In turn, much like the New York City Police Department, Coulter’s message was soon seized upon for ridicule:

Some Twitter users tied Coulter in with other timely topics:

And others used Coulter’s blank canvas to suggest she might be going through more existential dilemmas:

Arturo Garcia
Arturo Garcia
Arturo R. García is the managing editor at Racialicious.com. He is based in San Diego, California and has written for both print and broadcast media, including contributions to GlobalComment.com, The Root and Comment Is Free. Follow him on Twitter at @ABoyNamedArt
 
 
 
 
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