U.S Twitter In A Few Tweets

May 19, 2015 · 1 min read
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Yesterday, an official Twitter account for the President of The United States was opened. The name of the new account is @POTUS, and the account immediately attracted thousands of followers. Especially  since its first tweet was really funny:

One such followers was @billclinton, the former president whose wife, Hillary Clinton, is running for the democratic nomination for president.Bill Clinton and POTUS engaged in some delightful election-related banter when Bill said:

A not-so-subtle nod to Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House.

Obama replied with his own joke, suggesting that Mr Clinton might end up with the @FLOTUS handle, reserved for the first lady:

The US secretary of state, John Kerry also sent “a big #WelcomeToTwitter” to Mr Obama:

But the best greeting had to have come from the parody account for Francis J Underwood, the Machiavellian president played by Kevin Spacey on House of Cards, was not as warm. “Welcome, @POTUS,” it read. “You’re late.”

And there will be suckups. Piers Morgan also reached out to Mr Obama on Twitter, advising the president to read his upcoming column on the US response to…..I really don’t care about this part; just read the tweet. (SNORE!)

Odunayo Eweniyi

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