In the time-honored tradition of setting abstract and often wrong-headed partisan politics above the needs of real people, Oklahoma's GOP Sen. Tom Coburn, a longtime climate change skeptic and foe of federal aid, announced right after the devastating tornadoes hit his state that any disaster relief should be offset with other budget cuts, no doubt preferably affecting poor people. So when he tweeted that his "thoughts and prayers" were with the suffering victims, they weren't having any of it.
From posts on his Facebook page: "You are just a bad person...You are failing miserably as a senator and a human being. Fucking piece of garbage....To hell with you sir, and enjoy the weather...You are the enemy - you disgust us all."
Update: Coburn's office has blasted his "crass" critics for "playing disaster aid politics." He knows whereof he speaks.