The Libs Are Not Alright: Twitter Melts Down After Roe News

May 5, 2022

The news that the Supreme Court reportedly decided to overturn Roe v. Wade set Twitter on fire this week.

It seems our nation's journalists and Democratic lawmakers fall squarely within the 65 percent of Americans who don't understand what overturning Roe really means. Thought leaders everywhere let their minds run wild with ideas of what legal protections the Supreme Court will eliminate.

The first domino to fall? Gay marriage:

Some decided the Court could make it illegal to be gay:

Puck's Julia Ioffe had a full-on meltdown:

And so did new MSNBC host Symone Sanders:

PBS's Yamiche Alcindor's appeared to act as a conduit for the unsubstantiated concerns of liberal activists:

Other commentators suggested the Court would soon outlaw gay and then interracial marriage—an idea that would surely surprise Justice Clarence Thomas:

The news led liberals to revive their claim that the Supreme Court is illegitimate:

Former Obama aide Ben Rhodes seems to have changed his mind about questioning the legitimacy of American institutions:

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D., Md.) said Republicans will soon forcibly sterilize women:

Lincoln Project honcho Steve Schmidt, who sherpaed Justice Samuel Alito's confirmation, also claimed the justice's decision will jeopardize gay and interracial marriage:

One Twitter user said overturning Roe would make America a "theocracy":

Rep. Angie Craig (D., Minn.) didn't seem to understand how pregnancy works:

Jill Filipovic had decidedly mixed feelings about leaking the Court's draft decision:

And then Amanda Duarte took it too far:

Perhaps everyone should listen to David Hogg, and just stop tweeting: