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When Twitter Shows The Worst/ Best/ Best Again Of People

By Emily Chambers | Celebrity | January 12, 2015 |

By Emily Chambers | Celebrity | January 12, 2015 |

Rupert Murdoch maybe be more infamous than famous, but he still counts as a celebrity, right? And his celebrity Twitter account never fails to produce something stupid. For instance:

Sigh. Of course. Because every single one of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims should be held accountable for every other Muslim’s actions. As a Chicagoan, I don’t even want to be held accountable for my city’s Cubs fans actions so I can’t imagine how Muslims would feel about being represented by the very worst their religion has to offer.

Luckily, we don’t have to imagine. Because lapsed Muslim Aziz Anzari tweeted all of the reasonable responses we needed:

In addition to the clear cut, well reasoned argument, Ansari’s tweet created #RupertsFault. Poor Rupert. It’s like you can’t even say insanely ignorant bullshit on a public website without people making a big effing deal about it anymore. Thanks, Obama!

Not to be out done, J.K. Rowling found the classiest way to tell Murdoch to fuck off.

Damn, Rupert, you better accio some ice for that burn.

Emily Chambers is a Staff Contributor for Pajiba. You can follow her retweeting other people on Twitter.

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