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Twitter Was Really Convinced That Tom DeLay Was Gay This Week

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For some reason, people on Twitter were really convinced that the GOP leader came out this week.

steph

@harrycanyounot_

TOM DELAY IS GAY WHAT

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We really don't know why.

TOM DELAY IS GAY? OMG COULD HE BE MORE AWESOME?

Mez.

@echeletos

TOM DELAY IS GAY? OMG COULD HE BE MORE AWESOME?

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Guys! Stop what you're doing! TOM DELAY IS GAY! This just in. Today will be a good day.

r·van·k \ar-væn-keɪ\

@rvank

Guys! Stop what you're doing! TOM DELAY IS GAY! This just in. Today will be a good day.

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Tom Delay is gay and I'm SO into that

Katie Rose

@KatieFran_Rose

Tom Delay is gay and I'm SO into that

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We checked, and there was no formal announcement at all from DeLay about his sexual orientation.

Harry

@Harry_Wright21

Tom delay is gay anyone shocked ?

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I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

Marge

@foxingfoxes

I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

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So the entire thing must have been a mistake of some kind by the Twittersphere.

aye.

@naz_ite

I knew tom delay was gay!

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I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

Marge

@foxingfoxes

I thought everyone knew Tom Delay was gay already lol.

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Some people were surprised:

Luke McClory

@LukeMcClory

Tom Delay's gay?

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Some people did not know who Tom DeLay was:

Who is Tom Delay and why should I care that he is gay?

Just Dozi

@dozinato

Who is Tom Delay and why should I care that he is gay?

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There were some haters:

Tom delay's gay big deal people come out and say they're gay all the time

Caitlin

@222Caitlin

Tom delay's gay big deal people come out and say they're gay all the time

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you take one look at Tom Delay...and nobody ever wondered if he was gay?...Or bi...whatever.

AJ

@Dru_The_Bull

you take one look at Tom Delay...and nobody ever wondered if he was gay?...Or bi...whatever.

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Tom Delay is gay? Well I know you guys may not be ready for this but the pope is Catholic! I know! Mind. Blown.

Julio Reyna

@WhoLee0h

Tom Delay is gay? Well I know you guys may not be ready for this but the pope is Catholic! I know! Mind. Blown.

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Come on, man.

tom delay is gay zac efron is gay troye sivan is gay i'm gay you're gay he's gay she's gay it's gay we're gay you're gay they're gay

tomlinsonwhat

@tomlinsonwhat

tom delay is gay

zac efron is gay

troye sivan is gay

i'm gay

you're gay

he's gay

she's gay

it's gay

we're gay

you're gay

they're gay

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And it went international:

Tom Delay se declara gay http://t.co/Eev2ZMfIiN #ElChisme

El Propio Web

@elpropioweb

Tom Delay se declara gay http://t.co/Eev2ZMfIiN #ElChisme

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Fin.

For about 24 hours I thought the big news was that Tom DeLay is gay.

Marc Jaffee

@marcjaffee

For about 24 hours I thought the big news was that Tom DeLay is gay.

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