Intending to dismiss the Hillary Clinton email scandal as “a bunch of people flapping their jaws about nothing,” Media Matters’ James Carville stuck his foot in his own jaw by saying that Clinton used a private email account to avoid congressional oversight.
“I suspect she didn’t want Louie Gohmert rifling through her emails,” is the way he put it on Sunday’s “This Week” on ABC.
That admission set off a firestorm of derision on Twitter.
Mark Halperin, managing editor of Bloomberg Politics put in:
— Mark Halperin (@MarkHalperin) March 15, 2015
Here’s a sample of the responses:
Carville is not helping his cause. #ThisWeek
— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) March 15, 2015
— Candy T (@CandyTa86367420) March 15, 2015
— DonnyLateNight (@DonnyLateNight) March 15, 2015
— Eric (@JustEric) March 15, 2015
— JAO (@HelenTuttle) March 15, 2015
@MarkHalperin What part of: "Her Majesty is happy to let you see yourself voting for her & roughly shag-all else" is it that's eluding you?
— IGotOverMachoGrande (@smitty_one_each) March 15, 2015
And finally, there’s this ominous one. Although I assume it was sent in jest, nonetheless….
— Poor Marty's Almanac (@pmalmanac) March 16, 2015