And many of them were especially amused by the way he responded to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman after Donald Trump associates Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen were both found guilty on the same day.
Rudy responds: "There is no allegation of any wrongdoing against the President in the government's charges against Mr. Cohen. It is clear that, as the prosecutor noted, Mr. Cohen's actions reflect a pattern of lies and dishonesty over a significant period of time.”— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 21, 2018
The comment exacerbated Giuliani’s already adversarial relationship with things like facts since Cohen clearly told the court he worked “at the direction of a candidate for federal office” ― and it’s obvious that person isn’t Hillary Clinton.
Giuliani’s attempt to disconnect dots that already seem connected by a very thick Sharpie pen may have been a lost cause, but, what the hey, it gave Twitter users the opportunity to do what they do best: Pile on.
Wow, it must be very strange to live in an alternative universe. I think that is why Trump wants a Space Force, to find that alternative universe that suits him!— flavicann (@flavicann) August 21, 2018
But one empathetic person did offer sound advice to Giuliani.
Keep digging, Rudy. Keep digging. pic.twitter.com/P9Wr5I8g5k— shmaraksmpr (@shmaraksmpr) August 21, 2018
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.