On Friday, President Donald Trump announced a deal with Democrats to re-open the government for three weeks while negotiations on border security continue. The interim funding will allow federal employees in the nine agencies impacted by the shutdown to get paid and go back to work, but Ann Coulter immediately criticized the decision.
While most people in the United States applaud an end to the financial hardships being faced due to Trump's power play to force Congress to give him the billions of dollars he wants for his border wall, not everyone sees the greater good as motivation for compromise.
Coulter took Trump to task for his reversal, unleashing a tweet storm which included her own version of toxic masculinity where any man that compromises or reverses a poor decision is a "wimp." She tweeted:
"Good news for George Herbert Walker Bush: As of today, he is no longer the biggest wimp ever to serve as President of the United States."
Good news for George Herbert Walker Bush: As of today, he is no longer the biggest wimp ever to serve as President of the United States.— Ann Coulter (@Ann Coulter)1548446111.0
Coulter got the attention she wanted, but found few who supported her personal attacks. Especially the insults against WWII combat veteran and former CIA director President George HW Bush.
@AnnCoulter How despicable is @anncoulter? George HW Bush completed 58 combat missions, and was awarded the Distin… https://t.co/DsE4wgltaa— David Rothkopf (@David Rothkopf)1548447182.0
@djrothkopf @AnnCoulter And survived being dumped in the Pacific after an extremely dangerous mission. No respect for veterans obviously.— Shamwari (@Shamwari)1548447350.0
@AnnCoulter This is what happens when someone gives Mumrah the Everliving a Twitter handle, non-stop cruelty at the… https://t.co/l1CeCRhoUN— Brienne of Snark 🏳️🌈🦃 (@Brienne of Snark 🏳️🌈🦃)1548448018.0
@BrienneOfSnark_ @AnnCoulter We have to destroy her sarcophagus to get rid of her for good!— Big E (@Big E)1548452545.0
@fferic30 @BrienneOfSnark_ @AnnCoulter But what if she has a phylactery too?— TheParkside (@TheParkside)1548453252.0
@TheParkside1 @BrienneOfSnark_ @AnnCoulter Gee Zuss! I had not considered that!!! https://t.co/MQrKlgWNPV— Big E (@Big E)1548453368.0
@AnnCoulter The “vacuous screech factory” (@HoarseWisperer, 2018) is calling HW a wimp. He was flying combat missi… https://t.co/v3zAkbh6Sn— #RandomWhiteGuy (@#RandomWhiteGuy)1548450302.0
Others called her out for wanting Trump to keep the government shut down so the "most expensive and least effective" border security solution, his wall, could be given billions of dollars.
People asked if Coulter was mad.
@AnnCoulter I'm getting the vibe that you're not happy about this turn of events? #boofuckinghoo— ❄ AF ❄ (@❄ AF ❄)1548448911.0
@AnnCoulter I feel like you’re mad about not getting a wall.— Molly Jong-Fast (@Molly Jong-Fast)1548446199.0
@AnnCoulter https://t.co/DVMMElzjqp— Tom Steele (@Tom Steele)1548446540.0
@AnnCoulter And now that Trump’s tantrum has ended, cue yours— Sally Kohn (@Sally Kohn)1548446479.0
@sallykohn @AnnCoulter A “temper Anntrump”— Kaitlyn. (@Kaitlyn.)1548446557.0
@AnnCoulter Are you mad about something, Ann?— William LeGate (@William LeGate)1548446706.0
@williamlegate @AnnCoulter She’s just gaslighting.... and selling books that her supporters can’t read— Dale Andrews (@Dale Andrews)1548447532.0
Others took exception with her opinion on the wall's priority.
@AnnCoulter Good thing pundits with lazy opinions aren’t in charge of writing our laws.— Trumpkin the Pumpkin (@Trumpkin the Pumpkin)1548447262.0
@AnnCoulter Unless you want to pay all 800,000 federal workers yourself, shut the fuck up, you pasty goblin— Elizabeth May (@Elizabeth May)1548446682.0
@rendale @AnnCoulter Not just waste of time but unbelievable pain and hardship for something we were never supposed… https://t.co/jVz4Fzcc8R— JustSaki (@JustSaki)1548446686.0
@AnnCoulter Please leave the United States. Best regards, Americans who love this country.— Freedom Alert (@Freedom Alert)1548453692.0
While many pointed out Coulter's lack of power in 2019 compared the radio and television deals she once had.
@AnnCoulter You're meanness has no power anymore. Guess who has real power? @SpeakerPelosi. Go kiss her feet cuz sh… https://t.co/WgmeJ7NAOI— PrincessMeow (@PrincessMeow)1548451782.0
And some expressed concern about her personal attack causing Trump to once again change his mind.
@AnnCoulter SHUT UP BEFORE YOU MAKE HIM SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT AGAIN please?— Russ Palmer (@Russ Palmer)1548446157.0
The White House announced an end to the shutdown for three weeks, allowing federal workers to not miss their next paycheck. No promises were made about the government remaining open.