Today is a tough day for NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch.
Not only is the unsuccessful actress-turned-NRA-flamethrower home watching the Oscars with the rest of us, she can already feel herself ready to rage at the TV as actors talk about the nation's avoidable epidemic of gun violence.
Loesch decided to just get out ahead of it, releasing an unhinged screed about "Hollywood phonies" who care about children being killed.
"We've had enough of the lies, the sanctimony, the arrogance, the hatred, the pettiness, the fake news," she says. "So to every lying member of the media, to every Hollywood phony, to the role model athletes who use their free speech to alter and undermine what our flag represents, to the American politics and who would rather let America burn than lose one ounce of their personal power..."
“To every lying member of the media, to every Hollywood phony, to the role model athletes who use their free speech… https://t.co/g13BnBzA8N— NRATV (@NRATV) 1520196909.0
The internet responded with mockery and derision—and with no shortage of references to Loesch's failed bid to join the "phonies" in Hollywood.
Montel Williams, who served in the armed forces before becoming a successful talk show host, teed off on her: " I actually bore arms in uniform. Dana poses in cocktail dresses with guns."
So did a user who identified her as "a failed sitcom wanna be actress" and linked to a story about Loesch's failed "hot Young Mom" sitcom project.
@JoDeeAdelung @NRATV @DLoesch Fun Fact: Dana is a failed sitcom wanna be actress. https://t.co/39FMqFbVdK https://t.co/1DUTa6JJVF— ███████████ Fedcase (@███████████ Fedcase) 1520203398.0
Others pointed out the likelihood that Loesch is watching tonight's festivities alone.
Not all gun owners appreciated her rantings.
@NRATV @DLoesch Gun owner here. Holy cripes... divide the USA much? THIS is exactly why we have a problem in our c… https://t.co/TiW1qXquTz— PianomanHarry (@PianomanHarry) 1520203115.0
And many mocked her past gigs.
Montell brought it all home: "Dana - girlfriend stop with the stupid. And don’t make shadowy threats you can’t back up. You’re a spokesmodel not a hit man."