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Twitter laughs: Embassies closed Sunday, whatever will al-Qaida do now?

The al-Qaida threat prompting the Sunday closing of U.S. embassies throughout the world and the global travel warning issued to all Americans is the “most specific, credible threat information in years,” CBS News reported Saturday night.

“Intelligence officers have reporting [sic] from a reliable source that a major plot is under way and that the team to carry it out has been selected and is in place,” the report said.

Some conservatives on Twitter went a little deeper with the news asking what happens to the threat to embassies and consulates on Monday – does it expire?

Fox News contributor Richard Grenell led the snark with his tweet:

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Top conservative tweeter Jon Gabriel took the ball and ran with it, tweeting:

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Gabriel’s followers began tweeting their own snarky responses:

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Even people commenting on the Twitchy report had some fun with the news, with one of the funniest comments reading:

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Always good for a laugh because it never gets old – Jeff Dunham with Achmed the Dead Terrorist:

Warning: Explicit content

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uwOL4rB-go

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