Losing the media on Twitter: How 5 journalists responded to Jeb's 'America.' tweet

When your tweet goes viral for the wrong reasons, starring Jeb Bush.

When former Florida Governor Jeb Bush tried to connect with voters by tweeting an image of a gun inscribed with his name and the caption "America." on Tuesday, he saw firsthand what happens when a tweet goes viral for the wrong reasons.

Many Twitter users didn’t buy into the seemingly pro-gun tweet. Users including athletes and celebrities weighed in, some with Star Wars and other pop culture references of their own.

Here’s what five journalists had to say.

The Daily News of New York was one of the media outlets that lampooned the tweet.

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