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Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

Republican strategist Rick Wilson is among President Trump’s most intense critics.

As right-wingers melted down over Trump’s decision to work with Democrats to save DACA recipients from deportation, Wilson was thoroughly enjoying himself.

In a barrage of tweets, Wilson mocked Trump fans for believing in a candidate who has a record of incessant lying. He also hammered them for rejecting achievable pragmatic policy in favor of “fantasy” policy wishes.

He deleted the tweet about drinking Trump supporters’ tears. But the remaining tweets are pretty brutal.

Check out the eyebrow-raising tweetstorm below.

Chris Sosa is an associate editor at AlterNet. His work has appeared in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Previously, he was a campaign specialist and media spokesperson for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.

 

 

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