Twitter Explodes in ‘Lock Her Up’ Mockery After Flynn’s Guilty Plea – This is Epic!
It all started like this…
Saw "Lock Her Up" was trending.. rolled my eyes… then I saw WHY it was trending… pic.twitter.com/hkDdukpHzt
— Pete Haviland-Eduah (@TheNotoriousPHE) December 1, 2017
For a little background…
Here’s video of Michael Flynn leading a chant to “lock her up!”
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) December 1, 2017
Yes, Michael Flynn, who Obama warned Trump not to hire, who Trump hired anyhow as his National Security Adviser, who was about as close to Candidate and later President Trump as anyone, has been charged with lying to the FBI – a felony – with regard to the Trump/Russia investigation.
— Barry (@Barrybgb) December 1, 2017
And in light of Trump’s recent freakout over not automatically being Time Magazine’s Man of the Year, this is pretty ironic…
Michael Flynn once led a "lock her up" chant at the Republican convention. Now he's charged with lying to the FBI https://t.co/oO1tXUpv4n
— TIME (@TIME) December 1, 2017
Yup, it’s like this…
I was supposed to do some after work training at home….But then breaking news happened that Michael Flynn is charged with lying and he started Lock Her Up……and #MAGA Trump supporters are still saying that as they cry that she isn't.
Fantastic Friday pic.twitter.com/x419Hz48jv
— Nathan Platt (@nathanplatt) December 1, 2017
And then it all just broke loose!
United States Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn has disgraced the Military and all who serve by lying to the FBI. He was more loyal to the Turkish Govt than to our own. The man who led the charge “LOCK HER UP” is about to be locked up.
— Ron Perlman (@perlmutations) December 1, 2017
@realDonaldTrump Remember when #MichaelFlynn stood at the Republican Natl convention & got the crowd to chant lock her up? Good times huh? You laughed & laughed! ??Not so funny now… Mueller time! And I laughed and laughed! @SpeakerRyan @GOP @SenMajLdr @VP @PressSec @SenateGOP pic.twitter.com/d8bsbE5PLB
— RonnieJean (@RonnieJean3) December 1, 2017
Lock her up, amirite?
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) December 1, 2017
Mike Flynn went from “Lock Her Up” to “Please don’t lock me up” real quick
— Parker Earnheart (@parkerfromtexas) December 1, 2017
Michael Flynn chanted "Lock Her Up" and lied to the FBI about #TrumpRussia.
— Grant Stern (@grantstern) December 1, 2017
Michael Flynn chanted lock her up because he wanted someone cool to hang out with in prison. pic.twitter.com/RqNeLmzdFN
— Sean Kent (@seankent) December 1, 2017
Michael Flynn in 2016: “Lock her up!”
Michael Flynn in 2017: *gets locked up* pic.twitter.com/7NwncxQ8Hp
— Fabian ? (@fabianxndres) December 1, 2017
Reminder: Flynn chanted “lock her up” at the RNC, said “If I did a tenth, a tenth of what she did, I would be in jail.” pic.twitter.com/AQY79rlzhm
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 1, 2017
— Bari Biern (@barib) December 1, 2017
KAINE asked about Flynn saying “Lock her up!” about former running-mate @HillaryClinton: “He would not give the benefit of a fair legal process to anybody else but he gets the benefit of fair legal process.”
— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorp) December 1, 2017
Area man who chanted “Lock Her Up” currently locked up
— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) December 1, 2017
The Man who Chanted "Lock Her Up" obsessively at rallies for Donald Trump is now officially charged with a federal crime.
What makes this even better is that Michael Flynn was ONLY charged with one crime, meaning he has likely Flipped on Trump & Pence.
Trump Must be FURIOUS!!
— Brian Krassenstein? (@krassenstein) December 1, 2017
Old enough to remember Flynn leading a “lock her up” chant at the convention
— Sam Stein (@samstein) December 1, 2017
Michael Flynn: "Lock Her Up!"
Hillary Clinton: "You First." pic.twitter.com/NemKC1FylX
— Breaking & Entering (@BreakandEnterTV) December 1, 2017
499: Number of days between when Michael Flynn led a “Lock her up!” chant at the 2016 Republican Convention and pleading guilty of lying to the FBI
— Gabriel Snyder (@gabrielsnyder) December 1, 2017
Somewhere, Hillary Clinton, reads the news about Michael "Lock Her Up!" Flynn admitting to being a criminal, blows on her tea to cool it, and allows her smirk to segue into an uproarious laugh. pic.twitter.com/yijoXharBz
— Mrs. Betty Bowers (@BettyBowers) December 1, 2017
One guy even went to the courthouse where Flynn was pleading guilty to make the point in person…
Wiseacre at the US courthouse in DC, where (ret) Lt Gen Michael Flynn is pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. Flynn famously shouted “lock her up” chants about Hillary Clinton at RNC. pic.twitter.com/HEa5ws1Hv4
— Evan Pérez (@evanperez) December 1, 2017
A lawyer pointed out that this means Flynn can never vote again, and reminded us all about “but her emails”…
@mflynnJR But Dad, Her Emails! You said “Lock her up”! I don’t understand, Dad. You’re a convicted felon? You can never vote again? But Dad! LOCK HIM UP!!!
— Jonathan Blaine, Esq (@Blainejo) December 1, 2017
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