Amy Poehler along with “Parks along with Recreation” co-creator Michael Schur are not amused by the NRA invoking Leslie Knope.
“Thank you for being the voice of over 5 Million #NRA members,” the association tweeted at a follower on Wednesday night, using a GIF of Poehler as her “Parks” character Knope.
In response, Schur asked the NRA to delete the tweet along with passed on a message through the Twitter-less Poehler.
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“Hi, please take This particular down,” Schur wrote on Twitter. “I would likely prefer you not use a GIF through a show I worked on to promote your pro-slaughter agenda. Also, Amy isn’t on Twitter, however she texted me a message: ‘Can you tweet the NRA for me along with tell them I said (expletive) off?'”
Poehler’s former Parks co-star Nick Offerman (who does not share Ron Swanson’s archconservative political views) also had words for the NRA using a Leslie Knope GIF of his own. “Our not bad-hearted show along with especially our Leslie Knope represent the opposite of your pro-slaughter agenda,” he tweeted on Thursday. “Take This particular down along with also please eat (expletive).”