While the siege of wildlife refuges in Oregon by right-wing militiamen and various gun-happy Bundy family hangers-on is a grave development that will undoubtedly end badly, Twitter users have responded to the terrorist action with their usual blistering -- but hilarious -- gallows humor.
they called them angry dudes in oregon #YallQaeda waging #YeeHawd, and i almost died.— MASKMOSPHERE (@MASKMOSPHERE) 1451841389.0
I endorse the hashtag @VanillaISIS over #YallQaeda— Peter Sagal (@Peter Sagal) 1451854050.0
#OregonUnderAttack Sigh. https://t.co/clTrO5xQdu— Somebody’s Daughter ✨ (@Somebody’s Daughter ✨) 1451860396.0
And people say white privilege doesn't exist. Smh #OregonUnderAttack https://t.co/rvlwaMqmE3— #BlackLivesMatter 🌹 (@#BlackLivesMatter 🌹) 1451856100.0
Let's be clear: If Muslims had seized a federal building, they'd all be dead by now. #whiteprivilege #OregonUnderAttack— Cenk Uygur (@Cenk Uygur) 1451858533.0
News flash: If you take over a gov't bldg with guns and make a "goodbye" video, you are terrorists, not a "militia." #OregonUnderAttack— Danielle Muscato (she/her) (@Danielle Muscato (she/her)) 1451850114.0
Stop Mobilize and listen #VanillaISIS back w/ a brand new militia BLM grab the land so tightly Illegally graze my cattle nightly #YallQaeda— Noisy Bridge Rod and Gun Club (@Noisy Bridge Rod and Gun Club) 1451857697.0
Dumb dumb dumb da da dumb dumb. Dumb dumb dumb dumb da da dumb dumb #VanillaIsis baby!— W. Kamau Bell (@W. Kamau Bell) 1451852691.0
They're white, white baby.