Great Job, Internet!: Mike Huckabee doesn’t need to know how the government works to fire off Twitter zingers

We can thank Twitter for mobilizing dissent, humanizing celebrities, and @dril. We can also thank it for its endless flood of clueless dolts, sometimes in high places. The beloved Zen master of basketball Phil Jackson has done irreparable harm to his image via a Twitter persona of clueless incompetence, for example, and Republican also-ran Mike Huckabee has revealed himself to be a strange mixture of a racist, a cornball, and a know-nothing. And while you might say this persona was always right there on the surface for anyone who paid attention to his multiple failed presidential campaigns or his folksy, oafs-only television program, Twitter has really brought out the best in him.

Take, for example, his tweet yesterday in response to Jeff Sessions’ Senate hearing. Sessions notably declined to answer many questions related to the president’s possible obstruction of justice, citing not executive privilege but some befuddling, perhaps-nonexistent tradition …

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