The day after Republican Devin Nunes (R-CA) sued a Twitter account claiming to be his cow for $ 250 million, the cow is more popular on Twitter than he is.
The account @ DevinCow had a small following before Nunes appended his claim against the account. Another parody that emerged as Nunes mother, the Republican strategist Liz Mair and Twitter itself for defamation. At least in the short term, the lawsuit has backtracked and made the @DevinCow a Celebre for Nunes critics on the job site.
Nunes' lawsuit against the @ DevinCow account alleges that the cow slammed him by calling him a criminal and said he was being prosecuted. @DevinCow's attacks on Nunes often played on cow games and called him a "treacherous cowpoke" and "worthless worthless".
Part of his defamation case.
@ The growing profile of DevinCow also drew more attention to his story of origin. The name of the account indicates that the Nunes family relocated their dairy farm to Iowa, where they could employ undocumented immigrants.
When Nunes tried to sue the anonymous creator of the account, Twitter users gathered around the wrong cow to get more followers than Nunes.
Nunes has launched nearly 400,000 followers on Twitter and @DevinCow with about 1
Early Wednesday afternoon, @DevinCow beat Nunes & # 39; Follower Count. By 2 pm the cow had about 420,000 followers – almost 30,000 more than Nunes.
Pun-wielding Twitter personalities, including CNN contributor Ana Navarro and producer Ellen DeGeneres, Andy Lassner, urged Twitter users to follow their account.
"Moo-chas gracias", Navarro tweeted and urged her followers to support the cow.
"Thank you very much for reminding us all of what a colossally pathetic plaster Devin Nunes is," wrote Lassner.
Nunes and the operator of the cow account did not respond to comment requests.
While the cow has treated Nunes on Twitter defat, Nunes could also lose in court. Legal commentators have criticized Nunes' case against the cow and the other defendants as weak. [Tuesday, September 23, 2010] Attorney and Trump critic George Conway, husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway tweeted Tuesday that he did not have to represent @DevinCow in court. The case was so weak, Conway wrote that @DevinCow could win the case that defended itself.