Twitter rips ‘raging moron’ Devin Nunes for advising public gatherings: ‘Is he really that dumb?’

Twitter rips ‘raging moron’ Devin Nunes for advising public gatherings: ‘Is he really that dumb?’
Devin Nunes Screengrab via Fox News.

The Internet lashed out at Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on Sunday after he told Americans to go to restaurants during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

“There’s a lot of concerns with the economy here because people are scared to go out,” Nunes told Fox News host Maria Bartiromo. “But I will just say, one of the things you can do if you’re healthy, you and your family, it’s a great time to just go out, go to a local restaurant.”

The advice did not go over well on Twitter, where people repeatedly referred to Nunes as an “idiot.”

Read a sampling of the tweets below.

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