Poor Jeb Bush. He tries so damn hard to be cool, but he winds up looking like the awkward, unhip jackass that he is and always will be.
Jeb’s latest stunt to try and curry favor with voters as the Southern primaries loom takes the form of him buying a gun and posting a photo of it on Twitter:
— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) February 16, 2016
That was all it took for social media to explode with derision and hilarity, both of which were heaped upon Jebbie for his latest attempt to be a part of the Tough Guy Posse. And he deserved every single one of these, and a few more:
— syreeta mcfadden (@reetamac) February 16, 2016
— Madison M. K. (@4evrmalone) February 16, 2016
— Robinson Meyer (@yayitsrob) February 16, 2016
— Drunk Cobata (@GarciaHortolano) February 16, 2016
— Lisa N. Morton (@lnmorton) February 16, 2016
— Mashable (@mashable) February 16, 2016
— Danny O'Dwyer (@dannyodwyer) February 16, 2016
But perhaps the best one came from Bette Midler:
Jeb Bush tweeted a pic of his handgun with the caption "America." With over 300 mass shootings last year, maybe that IS our national symbol.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) February 17, 2016
Face it, Jeb, you’re a loser. Just give up and go home.