Weinergate. Assgate. Elbowgate.
Political scandals, once they're revealed, are now almost guaranteed to be bestowed a "-gate" suffix once they hit social media.
Justin Trudeau's blunder in the House of Commons Wednesday was no different. Shortly after he was accused of manhandling one MP and elbowing another, #Elbowgate was born and took off on Twitter.
Basically, it's a hashtag indexing people unimpressed with politicians:
But a lot of people had fun with it:
And some harkened back to the days when another PM got physical:
A few users cracked jokes MPs would have difficulty on public transit:
But really, most were just embarassed by the whole thing:
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