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Neil deGrasse Tyson Apologizes for Finally Making Sense on Twitter

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The world’s most idiotic astrophysicist is at it again. After years of attempting to get social media right and failing, Neil deGrasse Tyson finally tweeted a hot take that wasn’t stunningly stupid, only to have fact-challenged leftists jump all over him.

A refresher:

His point about responding to spectacle may have been ill-timed, but it may be the most insightful thing he’s ever tweeted.

Here is what Dr. WTF came up with the last time he decided to weigh in after a shooting:

The quickest way to turn a PhD into a paste-eater is to have him parrot a liberal talking point.

When not sticking his foot in his Twitter mouth while taking a try at social commentary, Tyson is generally just trying to suck the life out of the room for no reason whatsoever with gems like this:

and this:

Tyson must not have learned about the bald eagle and its symbolism at Space Camp.

Rather than have a discussion about the “spectacle,” the media’s role in creating it, and whether it plays — as many of us suspect — a part in pushing these shooters over the edge, the frothing anti-gun Twitter hordes went off on Tyson.

Tyson quickly learned his lesson about interjecting facts, nuance, or any other sort of reality in into a leftist mob outrage cycle.

The Washington Times:

“Where I miscalculated was that I genuinely believed the Tweet would be helpful to anyone trying to save lives in America,” Mr. Tyson wrote. “What I learned from the range of reactions is that for many people, some information — my Tweet in particular — can be true but unhelpful, especially at a time when many people are either still in shock, or trying to heal — or both.

“So if you are one of those people, I apologize for not knowing in advance what effect my Tweet could have on you,” he continued

No word yet on whether Tyson plans to take a Twitter break before reflexively belching up leftist inanity.