A Review of Jason Chaffetz’s Twitterlashing

In a stunning display of condescension, last week Jason Chaffetz suggested poor Americans should pay for health care instead of iPhones.  “Americans have choices, and they’ve got to make a choice,” he said on CNN. “So rather than getting that new iPhone that they just love and want to go spend hundreds of dollars on that, maybe they should invest in their own health care.”

The responses ranged from hilarious to heart-breaking.


The lights going out on the Statue of Liberty proved suitable fodder.

What would Jesus say about the rich having to pay so much into healthcare while you splurge on an iPhone?

San Francisco Mayor, Gavin Newsome, is no amateur when it comes to dishing out Twitter burns.

Some expressed frustration…

… while others took a shot at Trump.

…and Republicans

Canadians bragged (oh yes you did).

Jimmy Kimmel nailed it.

While others reminded us that Chaffetz’s comments are no laughing matter.

Most notable, when all was said and done, Jason Chaffetz had launched the career of a challenger, who promptly raised over $400,000 to unseat him.

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