Still a better decision than Palin. Monday morning, Sen. John McCain’s Twitter account posted a message asking for just a few more followers so he could reach a major social media marker only to have it misfire magnificently. “We’re only 74 Twitter followers away from 3M – spread the word & help us reach this big milestone!” he tweeted. We’re only 74 Twitter followers away from 3M – spread the word & help us reach this big milestone! – John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) December 4, 2017
Instead, users took the opportunity to not only call for people to the politician’s online platform en masse, they also criticized his recent support for a tax bill that would hurt the poor and help the rich. Sen. John McCain says he’ll vote for Senate GOP tax plan Via the hashtag #UnfollowMcCain, the Arizona Daily Star reports that would have their displeasure at McCain. “You’re kidding, right? * THIS * is what you’re concerned with?” said user @ madmia2. “Judging by the answers to this thread you’re gonna need more than 74. I’m in a hurry. #GOPTaxScam, “said user maddypdx. Approximately six hours after the senator’s message went up on Twitter, 17,000 people hit the “unfollow” button on his account. Absurd ways the wealthy will benefit from the Senate’s tax bill As of Tuesday afternoon, he has 2.98 million followers on the social network.
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