July 29, 2011
Campaigner-in-Chief Declares Twitter War on Republicans Only Moments After Calling For BipartisanshipTopics: Political News and commentaries
Continuing with his now well established and well-recognized propensity to stay in 24/7 campaign mode, Barack Obama, ever the Campaigner-in-Chief, declared a Twitter war on Republican lawmakers today through his online account run by the Obama 2012 campaign staff, @barackobama - only moments after telling the nation it was time to move beyond politics:
[...] Immediately after that tweet, the President's team began sending a continuous stream of Twitter messages listing the Twitter accounts of Republican representative and senator in Congress. So far the messages are being delivered in alphabetical order.Read more ...
This is the message @barackobama sent to voters in Illinois, for example:
"Voters with Republican reps in IL: Make sure your representative knows you support a balanced approach to reducing the deficit. #compromise"
That message was then followed by a tweet listing the online Twitter accounts for every member of the Republican delegation from that state.
However, @barackobama only targeted Republican lawmakers with the "compromise" message.
Posted by Richard at July 29, 2011 2:52 PM
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