21 of the Funniest Tweets from October 4, 2023
In an unprecedented 216 to 210 vote, the Speaker of the House has been silenced. The historic move to oust Kevin McCarthy from his position in the middle of a congressional term came after right-wing Freedom Caucus members were unsatisfied with the California Republican’s decision to work with House Democrats in order to avoid a government shutdown. In doing so, McCarthy learned a valuable lesson that the Average Joe is all too familiar with: Even if you do your job to a T, you’re still expendable.
Another government office — the Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department — can relate. It also once underwent a similar drastic change. In particular, Chris Pratt, who played the affable, husky Andy Dwyer, forced the writers into a corner when he joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Like Chris Evans before him and Kumail Nanjiani after him, Pratt got ripped to take on the role of Star-Lord, resulting in a physique that was at odds with Andy’s entire ethos. Parks and Rec writers attempted to circumnavigate the issue before ultimately addressing it head-on.
Meanwhile, Twitter continues to cement itself as one of the funniest websites in history. Today’s funny tweets include those about eye-opening horrors, the pride in having an ugly boyfriend and a devious Halloween trick.