The progressive responses to this game aren’t necessarily in support of Clinton’s presidential bid, either. They’re simply anti-GOP, and are based on the fact that the Republicans’ contributions to the theme’s intended goal are only on subjects of “Benghazi” and “Lewinsky” and other nut-jobbiness.
Because Republicans Stand For ‘Eductation’ And Other ‘Merican Ideals
It’s pretty easy to make fun of the hypocrisy present in the GOP.
Taking on the GOP’s pseudo-religious stances was easy pickings for some participants.
To hell with humor; others pulled no punches in attacking the GOP head-on.
Many of the anti-Hillary participants were quick to offer “it’s not because she’s a woman” disclaimers, but which only opened the floodgates for sarcastic replies.
When the progressive takeover of the hashtag game became quickly apparent, some Republican participants complained it was Twitter’s fault. (Like, to hell with the First Amendment and Freedom of Speech, right?)
Oh, the sharpness of that rightwing elbow that jabbed many on Twitter in this hashtag series! It can wind up having an opposite effect than intended!
Standing out most in signs of defeat of the hashtag campaign was this counter-tweet – a sarcastic message that quickly took top-spot in both retweets (3,614 to date) and in “favorites” (5,454) for all entries in this hashtag category.