Meghan McCain Asks If President Will Introduce Gay Marriage Bill, Twitter Conservatives Attack


MSNBC contributor and daughter of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Meghan McCain, has once again awoken the fierce retribution that is the conservative twitter-verse on Monday when she sent out a now-deleted tweet asking if President Obama was prepared to “Obama going to introduce legislation in congress to make gay marriage legal in all 50 states?” When Republicans fact-checked her knowledge of the process of legislating, she deleted the tweet.

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Fortunately, her tweet was caught before it could be deleted by some adept tweeters.

Some noticed that there was a Constitutional issue with her suggestion. After the offending tweet was deleted:

She followed up with a vague notion about the sad state of local politics on the issue of gay marriage:

This was a sly move, according to some:

And, like that, the conservative twitter backlash has begun:

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An experienced broadcaster and columnist, Noah Rothman has been providing political opinion and analysis to a variety of media outlets since 2010. His work has appeared in a number of political opinion journals, and he has shared his insights with television and radio personalities across the country.