California Rep. Darrell Issa, the man behind the Internet sensation that is #FridayKitty, has proven once again why he’s the Congressional Master of Twitter.
Michael Moore celebrates being partly right in his prediction of the Boston Marathon bombings suspects
Michael Moore is thrilled that the authorities have identified suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings — not because justice is being served — but because he guessed right that the culprits weren’t women.
Former Congressman and frequent presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Texas) made headlines this morning when he posted a controversial tweet on his Twitter account in response to the death of ”American Sniper” author Christopher Kyle, who was killed at point-blank range outside a Texas shooting range Saturday by a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Paul, one of Congress’ most notorious libertarians, has a long history of opposing American military intervention abroad. He was one of the few Republicans in Congress to vote against the War on Terrorism.
In a controversial tweet meant to be a joke, Republican Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has compared Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a monkey.
“So Ahmadinejad wants to be first Iranian in space – wasn’t he just there last week? ‘Iran launches monkey into space’ news.yahoo.com/iran-launches-…” the tweet read, immediately causing quite a stir online.
The Senator immediately followed up with a tweet asking people to “… lighten up, folks, can’t everyone take a joke?” But at that point, it was too late.
Talk about a big, international relations tweet gaffe!
An erroneous tweet was posted on the United Nations Twitter account today, seemingly condoning a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “On Day of Solidarity w/ Palestinians, Ban Ki-moon stresses urgency of reaching 1-state solution j.mp/Shm6tH,” the tweet read.
“I hear Pittsburgh is very nice this time of year.”
– A senior Romney campaign staffer talking to Power Play about the strategy for the closing weeks of the campaign.
Two weeks ago, Mitt Romney trailed in five Rust Belt battleground states by an average of 6.9 points in the Real Clear Politics Average of polls. This morning, his average deficit was just 3.2 points.
While all 11 swing states have moved his direction since the Republican nominee’s boffo performance in his first debate with President Obama, Romney has seen the most significant improvement in the core column of the swing states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa.Read more at Fox News
On the eleventh anniversary of the worst terrorist attacks on United States soil, the President of the United States has yet to recognize these events on the ever-popular social medium, Twitter. The president’s single tweet of the day so far reads, “The election is in 8 weeks. Sign up to volunteer: http://OFA.BO/s3tXFz.”
GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney made sure to communicate his thoughts on this important day in American history via Twitter: “On this most somber day, America is united under God in its quest for peace and freedom at home and across the world.”