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Tweet Beat: Follow-Up Question Edition
Pants on fire! Old grudges! Middle-school elections! Congress causes confusion on Twitter this week.
Representative Chris Lee: @chrislee_ny26 6 facebook fans away from 1800. Can you help me get 6 more? #Buffalo #Roc #GOP #TCOT
Why must it always be about quantity?
Representative Dana Rohrabacher: @DanaRohrabacher After being cold all summer, at 100 degrees it’s finally warm (= #ocsurf (@ Blackie’s (northside of Newport Pier)) http://4sq.com/95Lxyu
If 100 degrees is warm, what do you consider hot? And didn’t the congressman spend at least part of the summer in Washington?
Representative Nathan Deal: @VoteDeal RT @NoRoyalty: Lots of rhetoric, no solutions: Barnes’ pants are on fire http://bit.ly/932IcP #gagov #gagop #gapolitics
Are you resorting to childish taunting or just severely burying the lead?
Representative John Garamendi: @RepGaramendi $400k to #Travis #AirForce Base #green program that saved #Army $1b. Helps #California #AB32 goals http://bit.ly/greenca
#How #many #hashtags #can #one #Tweet #contain?
Representative Keith Ellison: @keithellison R “Pledge to America” is a Plague on America. Same beefstew warmed over. Same mess that ran economy into a ditch in the first place
Really? You can’t settle on just one metaphor?
Senator Lindsey Graham: @GrahamBlog Graham “Dems who oppose extending the tax cuts are going to get beat… .Those up in 2012 are going to get religion.” #sctweets #scpol
Even the atheists?
Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton: @EleanorNorton Colbert’s coming to town. Time for payback for making fun of us for not having the vote! See Eleanor on Colbert at www.norton.house.gov
Seriously? After six years, you two can’t bury the hatchet?
Representative Mary Fallin: @MaryFallin Extra! Extra! Headline in #McCloud Middle School paper: “Fallin tops student poll” http://ow.ly/i/4aqw #okgov #okelecti
Does the middle-school vote account for a lot of the electorate in Oklahoma?
Senator Chuck Grassley: @ChuckGrassley Watch DrPhil Oct1 to c intrvu w Grassley/Landrieu on a nonPartisan social issue
Senator, you had 60 extra characters. You’re seriously telling us there’s no way to spell “interview” correctly?