Conservative actor James Woods took no prisoners this week in his long-awaited return to Twitter.
Returning unannounced to the platform after an April 2019 account suspension and a lengthy self-enforced hiatus, the known antagonist made up for lost time Thursday night with wisecracks and one-liners for seemingly every left-wing institution and political figure of note — beginning with upstart New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Attached to the actor’s first tweet in nearly 10 months was a viral video clip of Ocasio-Cortez, a post-graduate bartender-turned-U.S. representative, belittling the American notion of “lifting oneself up by the bootstraps” as unrealistic, if not mythical.
“I’ve tried so hard this past year to live without the wealth of knowledge available on Twitter,” Woods quipped, “but this kind of blazing insight can be found nowhere else, so … I’m back!”
I’ve tried so hard this past year to live without the wealth of knowledge available on Twitter, but this kind of blazing