Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions (opens in new tab) testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. It represented another major moment in the potentially presidency-ending Russia investigation (opens in new tab)—and another opportunity for Twitter to crack their best jokes (opens in new tab).
Has it ever been this fun to watch senatorial proceedings? It has not. Within minutes of Sessions swearing in, the term "Keebler elf" began trending on Twitter, but the cartoon cookie maker is just one of the many characters whom users were reminded of during the testimony. Behold:
he talks like tree trunks from adventure time. he sounds like he's trying to talk me into eating poisoned apple pie. #SessionsHearingJune 13, 2017
Scurrilous... I say scurrilous allegations #sessionshearing pic.twitter.com/DwrUC0XHoOJune 13, 2017
Did somebody forget to give Bilbo Bigot his second breakfast? #JeffSessions pic.twitter.com/7D5BqI1KQvJune 13, 2017
Jeff Session is Beverly Leslie incarnate #SessionsHearing pic.twitter.com/9Gay1wBpspJune 13, 2017
#AttorneyGeneral dodging those questions like... #SessionsHearing pic.twitter.com/kn7oDFmtn1June 13, 2017
Jefferson Beauregard Elmer Fudd Sessions III is a terrible liar. #SessionsHearing pic.twitter.com/ZRACgE1KjOJune 13, 2017
Look I'm not a fan of Jeff Sessions either but strapping him to the front of your truck is a bit much. #SessionsHearing pic.twitter.com/ZEAf1EAhqCJune 13, 2017
Jeff Sessions doing his best Billy Flynn... giving 'em the ol' razzle dazzle #SessionsHearing #ChicagoJune 13, 2017
I know we're all going Keebler Elf, but I'm getting top notes of Ian McKellen as Maggie Smith on SNL. #sessionshearing pic.twitter.com/i6n7aGoOONJune 13, 2017
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