The Cringeworthy Way The GOP Just Tried To Attack Obama’s Budget: ‘On Fleek’

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The National Republican Congressional Committee on Monday became the latest brand to go bae.

In an attempt to explain the magnitude of Obama’s 2016 budget wish-list, the organization used its Twitter account to try and capitalize on a popular meme, “on fleek.”

The term was popularized by Vine star Peaches Monroe, who in June posted a video declaring her eyebrows to be “on fleek” — looking good or on point. The video was viewed more than 26 million times, catapulting the term into popular culture.

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  1. i"M reTWootING on my TWoOTERIng accOUNT. cAn sombody TEll mE WHERE i puT my INTERnets???

  2. Hey, have we paid for our Iraqi Expedition yet?

  3. I must be outta the loop, I’ve never heard of fleeking.

    …and seriously, the GOP is twisting in the wind here.

  4. Nothing says being down with the kids like Reinhold Richard “Reince” Priebus, Mike Huckabee and their ilk.

  5. Avatar for kc63 kc63 says:

    I thought the whole joke about that expression is that people were using it although nobody actually knows what it means. Whenever I hear someone say “eyebrows on fleek,” it’s a joke, and it tends to mean “incredulous.”

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