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Cyber-Smackdown: Roger Ebert vs. Tea Party Tweeters

Roger Ebert isn’t exactly known for his political commentary, but he, like many adult members of the media elite, takes to Twitter to air some of his thoughts on matters not always pertaining to the movies. A group of tea-party-friendly Twitterheads apparently didn’t like what he had to say, and Ebert, in turn, didn’t like their decision to use his cancer-stricken state as a target for their potshots. –KA

Gawker:

The esteemed film critic and prolific tweeter criticized five kids who wore American flag T-shirts and bandannas to school on Cinco de Mayo. The Tea Party beast was awakened, and mocked his recent cancer and the disfigurement it left him.

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