Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractures her ribs and Twitter quickly offers to donate their bones


For her safety and ours, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should be wrapped in bubble wrap at all times.

The 85-year-old icon fell in her office on Wednesday night, fracturing three of her ribs. Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital for observation on Thursday morning. The injury prevented her from attending an investiture ceremony for newly appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Twitter, meanwhile, isn’t doing so well. Fans of Notorious RBG, as she is sometimes known, immediately launched into grief — and action. Some even went so far as to offer to donate their ribs. Read more…

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