If there’s one thing that Twitter is good for, it’s showcasing just how utterly idiotic our fellow Americans are — and just how ignorant they are of the greater world.

If it doesn’t happen in the suburban enclaves or the six-block neighborhoods or the backwoods meth and mesothelioma-settlements they call home, it doesn’t happen at all. And as such, they do not care about the suffering of those who do not inhabit their small, stinky hobbit holes — nor appreciate those who struggled and worked and slaved away so that they could drop bird-shit bon mots on Twitter.

While this sort of thing happens every day, some days see a disconcerting uptick in douchebaggery. Today is one of them. The reason: It’s MLK Day and, well, a lot of white people are racist assholes — or at least find it amusing to trade in the racial effluent that only the I’m-not-racist-but… crowd finds so amusing. 

So without further ado, here are some of today’s most nauseating MLK tweets. May the hands of fate reward these tweeters with gut-wrenching cases of late-night intestinal distress.

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