Former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau (not the actor) and CNN host S.E. Cupp engaged in a contentious Twitter battle on Thursday over President Barack Obama’s “vision” and so-called “anti-government fringe” conservatives’ effort to derail said “vision.”

Here’s how it played out:

This pro government victory lap is unnecessary and nauseating.
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
@secupp
S.E. Cupp
So sorry the President has a vision he was elected twice on RT @: This pro government victory lap is unnecessary and nauseating.
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
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Jon Favreau
Wait, THIS is his vision? B/c so far, it's awesome RT @ So sorry the President has a vision he was elected twice on @
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
@secupp
S.E. Cupp
@ Nah, THIS is what happens to our political system when your party is completely overrun by its anti-government fringe.
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
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Jon Favreau
@ Who also had "a vision they were elected twice on." But luckily, we have a leader who can transcend politics.
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
@secupp
S.E. Cupp
@ His position was supported by bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress last night. Theirs would have destroyed the economy.
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
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Jon Favreau
@ A bipartisan majority for more gridlock! Obamacare will destroy the economy. But shhh...because Obama has a vision!
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
@secupp
S.E. Cupp
@ You're right, you guys are doing fantastic. Compelling message, broad support from around 1/5 of the country - full steam ahead!
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
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Jon Favreau
@ Nearly 4/5 think the country's on the wrong track. Full steam ahead! And O's legacy will be: "Blame them." Inspiring stuff.
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
@secupp
S.E. Cupp
@ Yeah, when the Tea Party gets to shut down the government and damage the economy for no reason, it'll make a country pretty grumpy
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
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Jon Favreau
@ Come on #Crossfire and we'll debate why the country's so grumpy! (I have a feeling it started before the shutdown.) @
S.E. Cupp and Former Obama Speech Writer Get Into in Twitter Brawl Over Presidents Vision
@secupp
S.E. Cupp

 

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