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The best SCOTUS tweets of the day

It’s a glorious day on Twitter — thanks to the Supreme Court. Basically everybody in the political Twitterverse is firing off tweets on the rulings, demonstrating what we’ve long held to be the great wit of the American people. (USA! USA!)

Below, we’ve assembled some of the best (light-hearted) tweets from this morning. Did we miss any?

SCOTUS announces it will be taking its talent to South Beach immediately following the ruling

— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) June 25, 2012

Right now is way better than Friday afternoon for a document dump.

— jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) June 25, 2012

Oh dear Lord, you poor cable news folks. Take a break, read what happened, then tell us. We’ll wait.

— Sam Youngman (@samyoungman) June 25, 2012

REVEALED: Twitter a terrible tool for dissecting complicated legal rulings.

— Paul Werdel (@prwerdel) June 25, 2012

Would it be too much to ask SCOTUS to write opinions using inverted pyramid structure?

— Ryan Lizza (@RyanLizza) June 25, 2012

The political press is suffering from a massive, SCOTUS-induced case of the condition described so eloquently by Brett McGurk. #orbsofazure

— Glenn Thrush (@GlennThrush) June 25, 2012

When my children argue, I usually affirm in part and strike down in part.

— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) June 25, 2012

”The waiting is the hardest part.” - Justice Tom Petty

— Jeffrey Young (@JeffreyYoung_HC) June 25, 2012

Justice Roberts just detained Judge Sotomayor

— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) June 25, 2012

SCOTUS decides to build part of the dang fence

— e mcmorris-santoro (@evanmc_s) June 25, 2012

Obamacare Thursday is the worst bar promotion ever.

— Matthew Reichbach (@fbihop) June 25, 2012

So which Richard Mourdock video is getting released today?

— Reid Epstein (@reidepstein) June 25, 2012

But Arizona Tea is still legal. #TakeThatBloomberg

— Drew Cline (@DrewHampshire) June 25, 2012

Tough break for all those reporters who cover SCOTUS and die-hard Germany soccer fans.(cc @JohnGramlich)

— Patrick Madden (@Patrick_Madden) June 25, 2012
Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.


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