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Patton Oswalt won Twitter over the weekend with a series of hilarious, slightly offensive tweets

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Patton Oswalt lit up Twitter over the weekend with a series of controversial and/or totally not controversial tweets. The comedian laid down a series of seemingly right-wing tweets, something relatively unexpected for Oswalt. For example:

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Upon closer look, though, it became clear that each off-putting, racist tweet was actually part of a two-part screed that totally legitimized whatever came second.

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All of Oswalt’s amazing tweets are below, as are some of the outraged responses that he retweeted.

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