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De Blasio's Tweet to Fight GOP on Planned Parenthood Funding Backfires

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By    |   Saturday, 03 Dec 2016 05:22 PM

A tweet New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio posted Friday vowing to fight Republicans on stripping funds for Planned Parenthood sparked much Twitter chatter — but probably not what the Democrat expected.

Here's de Blasio's post:

The reaction was swift and generally in the opposite direction, as one poster declared that de Blasio's effort "went horribly wrong":

Here are some other tweets:

De Blasio had some supporters, however:

And at least one tweet extended the discussion to sanctuary cities. De Blasio declared that New York would remain a sanctuary city last month. 

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