Miley Cyrus Just Went Wrecking Ball on Indiana and Tom Cotton

Sen. Tom Cotton (the same guy that brought you the infamous letter to Iran) appeared on CNN Wednesday to discuss the RFRA, where he was in full bonehead form:

“I think it’s important we have a sense of perspective about our priorities,” Cotton said. “In Iran they hang you for the crime of being gay. They’re currently imprisoning an American preacher for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ in Iran. We should focus on the most important priorities that our country faces right now.”

Twitter immediately saw the inherent irony in Sen. Cotton’s words:

But one person in particular wasn’t having any of Sen. Cotton’s nonsense: Miley Cyrus. The pop star rallied her 19.4 million followers to the cause with a tweet that included the Senator’s office phone number:

The results were swift: within minutes, her followers were reporting that the Senator’s voicemail system was full.

Say what you will about Miley: the woman gets shit done. We’re with this guy:

#CottonSucks. Word.

Written by Caitlyn McClure

Caitlyn is a rabble-rouser and writer based in Olympia, WA. She is a copywriter and logistics specialist for Tiny Pixel Collective, a web shop providing activists and artists with the tools they need to tell stories that inspire change.