It’s the type of bout that could break Twitter — on one side the stream-of-consciousness president-elect, and on the other the snarky senator.
Never mind that Connecticut’s junior U.S. senator will face a 2018 re-election test, 2020 can’t get here fast enough for one adherent of the filibustering Murphy.
So much so that college student Rey Muniz III recently filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to form a committee to draft Murphy for a Trump challenge four years from now.
A request for comment was left Monday for both Murphy and Muniz, whose biography says that he is a student government representative at the University of Albany.
As the soul searching begins for Democrats on the state of their bench, Murphy’s name has been tossed around by some on the left, including the Mother Jones website.
Murphy and Trump might need more than 140 characters — the maximum allowed by Twitter — these next four years. When Trump misspelled the word “unprecedented” as “unpresidented” in a Twitter post Saturday about China’s seizure of a U.S. Navy drone, Murphy pounced.
“This is madness. A 7:30am Saturday escalation of diplomatic crisis w China via Twitter, w misspelling,” Murphy Tweeted.
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