Orrin Hatch Wins Twitter (Again)

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, arrives as the tax-writing panel begins work on overhauling the nation's tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. The legislation in the House and Senate carries high political stakes for President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress, who view passage of tax cuts as critical to the GOP's success at the polls next year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, waves to the crowd as he celebrates his victory at the Utah State GOP election night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch is no slouch at social media. His official Twitter account is both cheeky and hilarious. Though most tweets are posted (physically) by/through his communications team, we’re assured they are “his voice.”

Yesterday, Hatch had a little fun in the wake of Elizabeth Warren’s “earth-shattering” announcement regarding the results of her DNA test:

 

Hatch is notorious for poking fun at his own age. The dinosaur crack was a continuation of this theme from earlier in the day:

 

 

But it was the comeback to a would-be detractor responding to the genealogy tweet which really made me chuckle:

 

 

 

Hatch, of course, is retiring at the end of this term. We can hope he keeps tweeting, even in retirement. Regardless, Mitt Romney’s comms team had better step up their game.

 

 


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