Devin Nunes tried to praise free speech after suing a fictitious cow — and it didn’t end well
Devin Nunes (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

California Republican Congressman Devin Nunes on Tuesday attempted to brand himself as a champion of free speech.

Nunes went on Twitter to urge his followers to start accounts on Parler, a Twitter alternative for people who don't want to follow rules banning racism and threats of violence.

The fact that Nunes attempted to sue a fictitious Twitter account that jokes about being his cow was not lost on commentators.

Here's some of what people were saying: