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Friday, November 22nd, 2019

GIFs fly on social media after Tim Eyman claims he’s running for governor

Yes­ter­day, dis­graced ini­tia­tive pro­mot­er and admit­ted liar Tim Eyman declared he’s run­ning against Jay Inslee for gov­er­nor in 2020 (and note his choice of words: against Inslee, as opposed to for the peo­ple of Wash­ing­ton State).

Not sur­pris­ing­ly, this inspired a range of strong reac­tions. Eyman’s fans pro­fessed delight and egged him on, while pret­ty much every­one else groaned.

Here are a few of the GIFs that we saw post­ed to social media in reac­tion to news clips about Eyman’s pur­port­ed guber­na­to­r­i­al bid.

Some were amused…

We are laugh­ing (GIF post­ed by Randy Per­ry)

Gervais laughing (GIF)

That’s a good one! (GIF post­ed by Charles Lapham)

Now comes the part... (GIF)

Now comes the part where we throw our heads back in laugh­ter (GIF post­ed by Bri­an McNett)

Heh, heh (GIF)

Heh, heh (GIF post­ed by upanatm)

Some were revolt­ed…

Nope! (GIF)

Nope! (GIF post­ed by T. Bell)

It's a no from me (GIF)

It’s a no from me (GIF post­ed by Agent T.T)

No thank you! (GIF)

No thank you! (GIF post­ed by photog_grrl)

Nope, times four (GIF)

Nope, nope, nope, nope! (GIF post­ed by Kinos­min­ion)

And some were bewil­dered.

But why? (GIF)

But why? (GIF post­ed by Gee Scott)

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One Comment

  1. After Trump’s win in ’16, I take this very seri­ous­ly. The more rules these men break, the more they skirt the process, the more pop­u­lar they become.

    # by Mike Barer :: November 23rd, 2019 at 9:32 AM