05/28/2013 12:59 pm ET Updated May 28, 2013

Lena Dunham's Memorial Day Tweet About Peeing Angers Conservatives

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A seemingly off-handed Memorial Day tweet from Lena Dunham drew harsh criticism from some conservatives after the actress and producer talked about peeing in Starbucks.

Dunham, the creator of HBO's hit show "Girls," sent out the offending tweet on Monday afternoon.

Pundits were quick to slam Dunham's holiday weekend shout-out, however, with controversial talking head and Fox News guest Michelle Malkin apparently leading the charge.

The Daily Caller's Jim Treacher then tweeted that Dunham "didn't know any better."

Noel Sheppard, writer for conservative site NewsBusters, followed up by suggesting Dunham's tweet "represented 'liberal disdain for America's most-revered national holidays.'"

Dunham responded to the brouhaha Monday evening, calling out the "conservative dudes tweeting hate at me"

(She also recounted an anecdote about how as an undergraduate at Oberlin College she once hid from Malkin "like a witch had come to town.")

The whole controversy might remind some of Republicans' outraged reaction to Dunham's suggestive Barack Obama voting ad, in which she made a thinly-veiled comparison between voting for Obama and losing one's virginity.

(h/t Raw Story)

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