Twitter users mock New York Times report on Rubio's traffic tickets

Twitter users pounced on The New York Times Friday for reporting on Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioHillicon Valley: Lawmakers worry as 'deepfakes' spread | New intel strategy sees threats from emerging tech | Google fined M under EU data rules | WhatsApp moves to curb misinformation Tlaib: 'Right wing media is now targeting my little sister' Airbnb is doing the Democrats' dirty work MORE (R-Fla.) and his wife, Jeanette’s, past traffic violations.

The Times published an article Friday morning documenting the Rubios’ 17 traffic citations in Florida, which date as far back as 1997.

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Rubio supporters on Twitter took issue with the story and soon began mocking the publication by attributing other minor crimes to the 2016 presidential candidate using the hashtag #RubioCrimeSpree.

It wasn't long before the hashtag became a top trending topic on Twitter nationwide.

Here are a few of trend’s best zingers: