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A Republican candidate set fire to a mask and was savagely burned on Twitter – 9 favourite takedowns

Republican Josh Mandel reckoned he was striking a blow for freedom when he set fire to a face mask and shared the video on Twitter.

Mandel, a Donald Trump fan who will be standing for election to the Senate next year, got lots of attention, just not necessarily the kind the Marine veteran and former Ohio state treasurer would have wanted.

Here are our 9 favourite burns.

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To conclude …

And this.

https://twitter.com/LesleyAnnBrandt/status/1400107957308690434?s=20

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Source Twitter @JoshMandelOhio

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