Posted May 20, 2016 3:17 pm by Comments

By Leigh Munsil

Hillary Clinton’s campaign gave Friday afternoon Twitter a gift today when the Democratic candidate tweeted a Venn Diagram-esque graphic on gun control.

Dear Congress,

Let’s get this done.


The vast majority of Americans

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) May 20, 2016

In the graphic, the 2016 front-runner’s campaign was trying to point out that both the majority of gun owners and the majority of Americans support universal background checks before gun purchases.

The only problem was, as FiveThirtyEight’s Ben Casselman pointed out:

This isn’t remotely how Venn diagrams work.

— Ben Casselman (@bencasselman) May 20, 2016

Twitter users, likely happy for a distraction from the Friday afternoon doldrums, had a field day.

Most of the mockery took the form of actual Venn Diagrams:


— Travis (@travislylesnews) May 20, 2016

Some made fun of Clinton’s graphic design team:


— Michael Deppisch (@deppisch) May 20, 2016

Others mocked the candidate herself:


— Shoshana Weissmann (@senatorshoshana) May 20, 2016

But perhaps the most astute observation was made by The Atlantic’s Chris Barna, who put together his own Venn Diagram explaining the response to Clinton’s failed Venn Diagram.

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Source:: The Blaze

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