- As for McAllister, she initially backtracked, telling McCain, "I think the photo on the story made it look like this was personally directed at you, Meghan. My comment was directed at The View and the mental midgets who surround you. I don’t even know how you do it daily and my hat is off to you for standing strong in the midst of crazy."
- But a further perusal of her Twitter feed reveals less charitable reactions, like so: "I have no desire to take the tweet back. The View is crap. My tweet was directed at her coworkers in the context of the article in which she was the only one speaking remotely rational about the Mueller report. Meghan and I are barely aquainted [sic] and we’re not friends."
- McCain seemed to be unfazed: Her response to her tweet's popularity? "'You were at my wedding, Denise...' can be everyone’s clap back to everyone, everywhere, forever. My gift to the internet. Thank you for the support."
(Another tweet that "won the internet" this week? Monica Lewinsky's three little words