22 of the Funniest Tweets from August 30, 2023
For the second time this summer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell caught a nasty case of stage fright. While talking to the press about running for re-election for the seventh time, McConnell abruptly froze and was silent for about 30 seconds. It’s still unclear what medical issues may be plaguing the Kentucky senator, but McConnell joins California Senator Dianne Feinstein as two aging elected officials who probably should have quit while they were ahead… 20 years ago.
Meanwhile, one actress who is no stranger to extended hiatuses is dipping her toe back into the very thing that propelled her to stardom. Meg Ryan, who previously captured hearts in When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle, is starring in her first rom-com since 2001. What Happens Later, her return to the genre, sees Ryan and David Duchovny as two old flames rekindling their romance at the airport. The film, which sets flight on October 13th, is also Ryan’s sophomore directorial effort and her first co-writing credit.
Obviously, we’re only halfway through the week, but the timeline is full-throttle with funny tweets, including those about a smart dating hack, a collaboration the world absolutely needs and another brutal Community Notes takedown.