Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would definetly retweet this one.
In honor of Throwback Thursday, the Internet’s sacred weekly holiday, @BarackObama dispatched a tweet that was so snark-filled it could land the president a job as a contributor at Gawker. In reference to Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, @BarackObama tweeted:
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 3, 2014
Fully comitted to his sharp jab at the court’s ruling that private companies don’t have to provide contraceptive coverage to their employees, as stated in the Obamacare mandate, @BarackObama included a mocked-up photo that lampoons the archtypal imagery contraceptive companies use in marketing birthcontrol and contraceptives towards women.
To be clear—because it’s totally not clear—tweets posted to the @BarackObama Twitter account are rarely written by the president himself. Instead, the account is run by Organizing for America, a non-profit that took it over after President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. Any tweets written by Obama are signed “-bo,” according the account’s bio—though that almost never happens.
Regardless, we know if Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who opposed the court’s male-dominated majority opinion in Hobby Lobby, was on Twitter, she’d definetly retweet. After all, 140 characters stings quicker than a 19 page dissent.
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