Resident Hashtag and First-Twitterer

Congressman Mike Rogers told Face the Nation that “you can’t base your policy on what’s trending on Twitter”. Talk about a succinct soundbite. Time and again this is what the White House does. Though in many cases it drums up the social media on a particular topic, then plays off the stir it creates. Before Speaker Boehner acted on a Select Committee, there were calls for him to do just that. However, when you looked at his twitter feed, it was littered with liberals saying he needs to “act on UI”, the most important issue at the present — unemployment … Continue reading