Biden sparked faux outrage among conservatives on Wednesday when he described as “Neanderthal thinking” the decision to lift mask mandates ― amid the coronavirus pandemic ― in states such as Texas and Mississippi.
Rubio chimed in Thursday with this “joke” on Twitter:
“I’m assuming this is satire. So hard to tell with people who suck at this,” responded “Star Trek” actor George Takei.
Other critics weighed in with their own takes on the alleged gag: