Civil unions bill supporters are blaming House speaker Frank McNulty for its death for assigning it to a so-called "kill" committee. Witness the explosion on Twitter, where the response was vitriolic even by social media standards. If there were any positive takes, we could't find them. Here are the top ten tweets -- by, among others, laid off Denver Post columnist Mike Littwin -- taking McNulty to task. Number 10:
Frank McNulty is a coward.
— Cortney Becker (@CortneyBAwesome) May 15, 2012
Frank McNulty is a clown, and he will be judged accordingly by the voters and by history.
— Michael Chaitkin (@mchaitkin) May 15, 2012
@RepMcNulty Frank McNulty is a fascist bigot! Disgrace to ppl of COLORADO! Hate filled fool!!!
— Robert Hickey (@ESRDguy) May 15, 2012
I'mcurious to know if Frank McNulty is worried about the possibility of NOT getting re-elected for being a Jack-Ass???
— Mitch Dulleck (@Dulleck) May 15, 2012
Incredible abuse of power by Frank McNulty, but not surprising. Let's get the #GOP out in November.
— Todd Mayville (@Todd_Mayville) May 15, 2012
Page down to read the top five. Number 5:
Frank McNulty google justice is happening... what a coward.
— Andrew Hyde (@andrewhyde) May 15, 2012
Frank McNulty hope you sleep well at night knowing you denied people there civil rights in a country that promises the pursuit of happiness
— Drew Matthews (@DMatthews09) May 15, 2012
Congrats to Frank McNulty for embracing every stereotype of back-room pol. Start countdown now on end of GOP House majority. #copolitics
— Michael Littwin (@mike_littwin) May 14, 2012
Dear Frank McNulty, go fuck yourself. denverpost.com/breakingnews/c...
— Heather MB (@charmuse1) May 14, 2012
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