In an inspired spoof of Sen. Cory Booker’s remarks in which he likened himself to the ancient gladiator Spartacus for brazenly breaking the rules of the Senate, The Washington Free Beacon offered an utterly hilarious tweet mocking Booker.
Booker had boasted over releasing what he claimed were confidential documents related to Judge Brett Kavanaugh, bragging, “This is about the closest I’ll probably ever have in my life to an ‘I am Spartacus’ moment.”
Booker’s boasting turned out to be hollow after it was revealed that the documents had already been offered to him before his braggadocio took center stage. Bill Burck, the George W. Bush records representative who led the review of Kavanaugh’s records, stated, “We cleared the documents last night shortly after Senator Booker’s staff asked us to. We were surprised to learn about Senator Booker’s histrionics this morning because we had already told him he could use the documents publicly. In fact, we have said yes to every request made by the Senate Democrats to make public documents public.”
The Beacon took no prisoners with their tweet: