White House cribs 'Compton' meme to sell Iran deal

The White House on Thursday turned to gangster rap in an attempt to sell the international nuclear deal with Iran.

Responding to a tweet regarding the recently released movie "Straight Outta Compton," about the music group NWA, the White House's Twitter account dedicated specifically to the nuclear accord tweeted:



It comes a day after presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonOvernight Defense: Pompeo clears Senate panel, on track for confirmation | Retired officers oppose Haspel for CIA director | Iran, Syria on agenda for Macron visit George H.W. Bush in intensive care GOP chairmen say they have deal with Justice on documents MORE's campaign was mocked for a tweet asking followers to explain their thoughts on student loan debt "in 3 emojis or less," leading to some comparisons:

Others had mixed reactions to the Iran tweet by itself:

Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioFormer Florida congressmen mull bipartisan gubernatorial run: report Winners and losers from Jim Bridenstine’s confirmation as NASA administrator GOP Senate candidates trade barbs in brutal Indiana primary MORE (Fla.), a Republican presidential candidate and vocal opponent of the nuclear accord with Iran who is expected to see the hip-hop movie Friday, tweeted back: