Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush became the target of countless Internet jokes Tuesday after tweeting out a photo of a personal firearm.
— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) February 16, 2016
The Republican presented the handgun, engraved with the words “Gov. Jeb Bush,” to his 470,000 Twitter followers using only one word: “America.”
Bush, who just five months ago admitted to owning zero firearms according to The Telegraph, was instantly bombarded with replies mocking the photo.
— Mashable (@mashable) February 16, 2016
@JebBush We know you’re losing Jeb but suicide isn’t the answer. Go paint with Georgie.
— Wireless Puppet (@WirelessPuppet) February 16, 2016
— Ryan Scott Graham (@RyanScottGraham) February 16, 2016
@JebBush Are the bullets also engraved?
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) February 16, 2016
— Mikael Thalen (@MikaelThalen) February 16, 2016
— infowars (@infowars) February 16, 2016
Delete your account. https://t.co/UT19AT3Qyg
— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) February 16, 2016
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) February 16, 2016
— Alex Jones (@RealAlexJones) February 16, 2016
According to a new CNN poll of likely South Carolina Republican primary voters, Jeb Bush is currently at 10%, followed only by Ben Carson at 6% and Ohio Gov. John Kasich at 4%.