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Comedian Patton Oswalt Trolls Twitter with Fake Offensive ‘Deleted’ Jokes


As Salon.com found out last summer, comedian Patton Oswalt is a force to be reckoned with on Twitter. But today, Oswalt took his Twitter prowess to another level by posting a series of apologies for tweets he claimed to have deleted. Naturally, this sent his followers and detractors frantically searching for the deleted tweets, or just getting angry with him anyway.

In the process, he managed to imply that he had offended sufferers of Lyme disease, African-Americans, transgendered people, rape victims and more:

When people started complaining, Oswalt simply turned the whole thing around on them:

Then, there were the people who understood what was going on, like this writer, who perfectly summed up the entire situation like so:

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