Marco Rubio Laments the F-word on Twitter, Gets Cursed Out

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Marco Rubio takes brave stance against swear words—gets cursed out

He doesn't like it.


David Covucci


Posted on Jun 29, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 12:16 pm CDT

Yesterday, five journalists were gunned down in a newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland. Less than 24 hours later, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) offered his own take.

Rubio’s words also come amidst a nationwide discussion on civility, and he’s right: Fuck is used a lot more now—especially on Twitter, which provides an outlet for people to immediately react to news and share their feelings without censorship.

The news landscape, in general, has also changed, given that it’s covered President Trump’s reported comments about “shithole” countries and the Access Hollywood tape in which he admits to grabbing a woman by the “pussy” and advancing on a woman like “bitch.”

Rubio, who did not tweet any condolences after the shooting at the Capital Gazette, is arguing against a First Amendment right, and everyone on Twitter let him know exactly what they thought of his tweet. One word, in particular, kept cropping up.

What the fuck did he think was gonna happen?

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*First Published: Jun 29, 2018, 10:23 am CDT