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Twitter less kind to Chao than senators were

Twitter less kind to Chao than senators were

While Transportation Secretary-to-be Elaine Chao got a free pass from the Senate Commerce Committee in a confirmation hearing Wednesday, the twitterverse was not so uncritical.

Here’s a sampling of tweets from some supporters, the skeptical and the semi-famous.

Of course, everything was outstanding as far as @realDonaldTrump and team were concerned.

Many observers commented on how cozy the senators seemed to be with the nominee.

From the left side of the political spectrum, the hearing provided much to be offended about.

And there were plenty of questions about questions that didn’t get asked.

Every special interest and niche has an angle.

A Kentucky-reared celeb adds her tweet’s worth.

It being twitter, there’s always this.

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