1. In a radio interview yesterday, Treasurer Joe Hockey sparked outrage over comments he made regarding people below the poverty line.
2. Many reacted online, with a mixture of serious and humorous results:
5. This morning, #JoeHockeyFacts began trending on Twitter.
8. It is certainly not the type of response Hockey had been planning on receiving.
13. Hockey has since come forward today, defending his statements on ABC NewsRadio:
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