Defeated Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake sparked an avalanche of mockery Monday night after crying “BS” when news networks projected her Democratic opponent to win the Arizona race.
Lake, a former Fox News anchor, became one of the most prominent election deniers in the country but ultimately lost like so many other election deniers that Donald Trump backed in key battleground states, and she is not taking her loss very well.
After the Associated Press and other major news networks projected that Democrat Katie Hobbs will be the state’s next governor, Lake took to Twitter to whine and call the news “BS.
“Arizonans know BS when they see it,” she wrote.
Naturally, Twitter users had to respond, and mockery ensued.
“Perfect concession: self-aware & concise,” wrote The New Yorker’s Philip Gourevitch.
“Totally true, as the vote shows,” replied Rep. Jared Huffman, D-Calif.
“That’s exactly why you will not be Governor, Kari,” another user quipped.
Check other responses below:
Arizonans know BS when they see it.
— Kari Lake (@KariLake) November 15, 2022
That’s exactly why you will not be Governor, Kari.
— Jo 🌻 (@JoJoFromJerz) November 15, 2022
Biggest self own in political history.
— Jon Cooper (@joncoopertweets) November 15, 2022
Yep. And they could tell when you ran out of Adrenachrome, Kari
— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) November 15, 2022
Yeah we do. And we voted against it. Proud McCain Republican here. I took great pride voting for Hobbs after you told all of us to go to hell. How you possibly thought attacking Senator McCain in Arizona was a winning strategy will always be a mind blowing mystery.
— Chris Taylor (@taylor4arizona) November 15, 2022
Explains why you’re not the next Governor
— David Hogg ☮️ (@davidhogg111) November 15, 2022
This includes you Kari! pic.twitter.com/07DXuO47Hh
— jeffa (@jeffa06267755) November 15, 2022
Who's gonna tell her this is one of the all-time epic self owns? pic.twitter.com/6qzPXZdYfD
— BrooklynDad_Defiant!☮️ (@mmpadellan) November 15, 2022
— Bryan Dawson🇺🇸 (@BryanDawsonUSA) November 15, 2022
Yep, Kari is taking it well…https://t.co/IR5oljVcDp
— CARNAC 🇺🇸🏳️🌈 (@QuickBitsNews) November 15, 2022
If you have evidence of cheating, show the world and we will support you – but bald assertions of wrongdoing without evidence prove nothing but, perhaps, a bad loser. You lost.
— esteban (@elesteban) November 15, 2022
You’re just another casualty of your own arrogance. There’s only one thing more embarrassing than a loser and that’s a loser who can’t accept they lost.
Turn the lights off on your way out. Oh did I mention? YOU LOST.
— 𝔗𝔯𝔲𝔱𝔥 𝔐𝔞𝔱𝔱𝔢𝔯𝔰 (@politicsusa46) November 15, 2022