Many people took to Twitter Monday morning to celebrate the Supreme Court’s 5-3 ruling on Texas abortion regulations.
But whoever runs the Twitter account for “The Daily Show” got a little bit carried away, and not in a good way.
A little after 2 p.m. Monday, a tweet sent from the @TheDailyShow account read:
#SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas!”
Needless to say, the tweet was a big no-no for many people, including “The Wire” creator David Simon, who compared the joke to a terrible non-alcoholic beer:
Memes and GIFs slid into the account’s mentions in no time.
For some people, the tweet made them miss former hosts of the show even more.
Others didn’t see why the joke was such a big deal.
“The Daily Show” made amends a little more than an hour later with this tweet: