‘What a Wimp’: Twitter Blows Up Over Candidate’s Alleged ‘Bodyslam’ of Journalist


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Twitter was certainly abuzz on Wednesday after audio emerged of an altercation between Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte and Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs.

Jacobs’ fellow journalists certainly rallied to his side, with some of them more vocal than others.

Liberal pundits also predictably blasted Gianforte.

Conservative users of Twitter had a mixed reaction to the incident. Two Republican congressional staffers threw shade on the congressional candidate.

Two other right-of-center pundits had serious doubts about Jacobs’ account and audio.

Others, however, found some humor in the whole incident.

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