The Funniest Reactions to the Funniest Republican Con Man George Santos’ Criminal Indictment
Controversial New York drag queen and Congressman George Santos might be heading to prison — or, if he’s to be believed, he might be headed to Atlantis instead.
Today, the compulsive liar who has falsely claimed to be a volleyball star at a college he didn’t attend, a Goldman Sachs trader and the descendant of Holocaust survivors pled “not guilty” to a wide-ranging, 13-count criminal indictment that includes wire fraud, money laundering, stealing public funds and lying on federal disclosure forms. Santos is now out on a $500,000 bond and has already taken to Twitter to simply announce, “WITCH HUNT!” before returning to his lunch appointment with Tupac and JFK.
Twitter, in turn, is having a field day as it flames the comically incompetent con man while he stares down multiple federal prosecutors’ barrels. As new revelations about mishandled political funds come out, here are the best burns on New York’s sleaziest congressman and NASA’s top xenobiologist: