Jeb Bush's gun tweet backfires on him in epic fashion

After Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush toured a gun manufacturer facility in South Carolina Tuesday, he was given a gun with his name engraved on it. An image of the gun was posted on Jeb Bush’s Twitter account, along with a one-word caption: “America.”

The results were not likely what Jeb Bush’s campaign staff had hoped for. Instead of patriotic replies, the Twitterverse responded with humor and serious opinions on gun violence in America.

>> Read more trending stories 

Bush continues to struggle in the polls and is looking for ways to energize his campaign ahead of the South Carolina primary and Nevada caucus.

 

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Michael Phelps reveals he considered suicide after 2012 Olympics
  2. 2 'Grading' of Trump letter by retired teacher in Atlanta goes viral
  3. 3 2 killed in Cobb when SUV leaves road, hits trees

More from AJC