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Who Won The #WhatsRomneyHiding Hashtag War?

Another day, another conservative attempt to hijack—and mock—a liberal Twitter campaign. So, which side came out on top?

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On the heels of a Washington Post report that Mitt Romney is using a federal loophole to avoid disclosing some investment holdings, President Obama kicked things off:

Democrats followed in predictable fashion:

Conservatives initially countered with a #WhatsObamaHiding hashtag...

But they quickly figured out it was more fun to just make fun of the original hashtag:

Then things got a little racist...

...and sexist:

But, as usual, it ended with conservatives declaring victory and gloating:

So, who won this round?

McKay Coppins is a senior writer for the BuzzFeed News politics team, and the author of The Wilderness, about the battle over the future of the Republican Party.

Contact McKay Coppins at mckay@buzzfeed.com.

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