Ann Coulter Doubles Down on Obama 'Retard' Insult in New Twitter Post


As if calling President Barack Obama a "retard" once wasn't enough, Ann Coulter decided to double-down on her use of the offensive word in a second Twitter post on Tuesday.

"Obama: 'Stage 3 Romneysia' - because cancer references are HILARIOUS," the conservative author tweeted to her 265,000 followers. "If he's 'the smartest guy in the room' it must be one retarded room."

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She posted her new insult Tuesday just as people across the Internet were reacting with outrage to her post-debate Twitter rant, in which she wrote: "I highly approve of Romney's decision to be kind and gentle to the retard."

The conservative Twitter-tracking site blasted Coulter for continuing to use the offensive word. "Evidently the bottom of the barrel wasn’t completely scraped clean after Ann Coulter called President Obama a 'retard' yesterday," said the site. "And fancy that: She’s still not funny."

Twitchy posted a page of tweets from outraged people, noting that "it wasn't just liberals hoping to score points against Coulter who took offense."

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"I think we can all agree that @AnnCoulter is about as mature as a 5th grader," tweeted one woman.

And another: "@AnnCoulter I don't give a sh*t what your political views are, using the #Rword is just wrong. Your message is being lost in the hate speech."

Perhaps Coulter was just trying to sell books, Twitchy suggested -- or just get more attention. 


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