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February 12, 2016

Haters Hijack Renee Ellmers’ Hollywood Moment

Looks like Rep. Renee Ellmers had herself a little fun Wednesday night, stepping out for a buzzy flick — Tom Hank’s skippering saga, “Captain Phillips” — and later rubbing elbows with the eponymous gent who inspired said maritime thriller.

Online trolls, of course, made a point of torpedoing the magic moment, assailing the North Carolina Republican about her voting record:



And taking potshots at her about a semi-automatic rifle liberated from Chez Ellmers:



Take cover, congresswoman!

The Internet is apparently some sort of war zone.

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  • Mare Luisa Denis

    she’s a piece of trash…throw her away.

  • vicki

    check out her facebook page. married to a millionare, she refused to say she’d give up her paycheck while voting to deny 900000 government workers theirs. she said she ‘needs the money’. don’t we all? most of her ‘fans’ on facebook think she is terrible and she certainly spends more time on tv and posing for the cameras than anything else. keep after her

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