See the tweets below.
The sparring started Saturday when Hamill, taking some time away from promoting The Last Jedi (or maybe not) posted a tweet, complete with vomit emoji, of FCC chairman Ajit “Aren’t I Precious” Pai (Hamill’s words) in a Santa suit and holding a toy lightsaber.
Said Hamill, “you are profoundly unworthy 2 wield a lightsaber,” adding “A Jedi acts selflessly for the common man – NOT lie 2 enrich giant corporations. BTW, did you pay John Williams his royalty?”
So Ted Cruz takes the bait, sloppily. “@HammillHimself Luke, I know Hollywood can be confusing, but it was Vader who supported govt power over everything said & done on the Internet. That’s why giant corps (Google, Facebook, Netflix) supported the FCC power grab of net neutrality. Reject the dark side: Free the net!”
Hamill couldn’t resist a spell-checking response, though to be fair he wasn’t exactly punctilious himself (see “spaining”).
“Thanks for smarm-spaining it to me @tedcruz I know politics can be confusing, but you’d have more credibility if you spelled my name correctly. I mean IT’S RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF YOU! Maybe you’re just distracted from watching porn at the office again❤️-mh”
Then Zach Braff jumped in, at which point you can just take a look yourself:
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