The conservative Hollywood actor, and President Donald J. Trump supporter, Scott Baio, blasted Sen. Marco Rubio (R- Fla.) via Twitter Friday morning. Baio’s tweet highlighted the failed presidential candidate’s lack of accountability to condemn ISIS in the wake of the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain.
Baio slammed Sen. Rubio for being so persistent in criticizing President Trump’s response to the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week, but failing to follow through in properly condemning ISIS for taking credit in the death of 14 people in Spain.
The actor, who spoke at last year’s Republican National Convention on behalf of then-candidate Donald J. Trump, wrote in a harsh tweet to Rubio: “Manboy @marcorubio tweeted TEN times 2 condemn Pres @realDonaldTrump 4 Charlottesville. Today he’s a mute.Why not condemn Isis 4 Barcelona?”
A Twitter-user attempted to upstage Scott Baio by referencing a tweet from Rubio following the fatal van attack in the Spanish city, which killed at least 14 people and left over fifty critically injured. Rubio’s tweet read: “I condemn today’s horrific terrorist attack in
#Barcelona. My thoughts and prayers go to the victims and their families.”
The lawmaker also tweeted the same message in Spanish: “Condeno los ataques terroristas ocurridos en
#Barcelona. Mis más sentidos pésames están con las víctimas y sus familias.”
ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Tuesday, Rubio wrote on Twitter in a message to Trump: “You can’t allow #WhiteSupremacists to share only part of blame. They support idea which cost nation & world so much pain.”
Rubio’s tweet was in reaction to Trump’s comments that suggested there is “blame on both sides” for the violence and hate that took place in Virginia.
A nationwide poll conducted by CBS News revealed that, despite outcries from the left, the majority of Republican voters agree with President Trump’s response to the situation.
Among Republicans, a total of 67 percent said they agree with Trump’s response to Charlottesville, while 22 percent disapprove. Among Democrats, only 10 percent approve, and 82 percent disapprove.
When asked if the president’s description is accurate on who is to blame for the violence, 68 percent of Republicans agreed the president is correct, but only 10 percent of Democrats agreed with him.
— Scott Baio (@ScottBaio) August 18, 2017
This is from eleven hours ago, Scott. pic.twitter.com/BCYRlU70mC
— Cody Johnston (@drmistercody) August 18, 2017
— Scott Baio (@ScottBaio) August 18, 2017
Fools take no delight in understanding,
but only in displaying what they think. Proverbs 18:2
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) August 18, 2017
Condeno los ataques terroristas ocurridos en #Barcelona. Mis más sentidos pésames están con las víctimas y sus familias.
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) August 17, 2017
ABOUT SCOTT BAIO
Scott Vincent James Baio (born September 22, 1960) is an American actor and television director. He is known for his role as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days (1977–1984) and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi (1982–1983), as well as the title character on the sitcom Charles in Charge (1984–1990), Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical-mystery-drama series Diagnosis: Murder (1993–1995), and the titular hero of the musical film Bugsy Malone (1976), his onscreen debut.
Baio has further appeared in various television programs as a guest star, several independent films, and starred on the Nickelodeon sitcom See Dad Run (2012–2015). He premiered as Uncle Jesse’s old friend in Full House.
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