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GOP pollster gets hilariously destroyed after blaming a broken elevator in his European hotel on ‘socialism’

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Republican pollster Frank Luntz drew hackles from across the internet on Tuesday after he blamed a broken elevator at a hotel in Austria on “socialism.”

Writing on Twitter, Luntz complained that the elevator at the Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria has not been functioning for three straight days — and said that the European social welfare state was responsible for this purportedly dire situation.

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“Please don’t bring European-style socialism to America,” Luntz pleaded.

In fact, the Hotel Imperial is actually owned by hotel giant Marriott, which is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

Additionally, there is no evidence that the presence of universal health care in Austria or any other European country has ever been an impediment to elevator repairs.

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Given this, Luntz was quickly buried in mockery by other Twitter users — check out the top reactions below.

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