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Sun May 6, 2012, 12:00 AM

The Greatest Twitter Response Ever

SAT MAY 05, 2012 AT 05:15 PM PDT
The Greatest Twitter Response Ever
by The Troubadour
for Writing by David Harris Gershon

Rupert Murdoch released a 140-character manifesto on Twitter today that was so laden with irony – that was so unintentionally self-critical – legendary UK journalist Jon Snow couldn't help himself.

Here's the moment, captured by Rob Hicks:


https://twitter.com/#!/robjhicks/status/198832548120502272
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/05/05/1089108/-The-Greatest-Twitter-Response-Ever-

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kpete May 2012 OP
ZombieHorde May 2012 #1
dmr May 2012 #2
beac May 2012 #3
Uncle Joe May 2012 #4
kpete May 2012 #11
Uncle Joe May 2012 #14
Skittles May 2012 #5
pa28 May 2012 #6
chollybocker May 2012 #7
Jamaal510 May 2012 #8
bluesbassman May 2012 #9
WhoIsNumberNone May 2012 #10
progressoid May 2012 #12
malaise May 2012 #13
Justpat May 2012 #15
lsewpershad May 2012 #16
Martin Eden May 2012 #17
ellisonz May 2012 #18
Ikonoklast May 2012 #19
butterfly77 May 2012 #20
Marie Marie May 2012 #21
Stargazer09 May 2012 #22
SunSeeker May 2012 #23

Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:03 AM

1. Bwahahahaha! nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:12 AM

2. Rupert's not one for self reflection, is he?

He's a primary cause of real social decay.

Good for Snow.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:13 AM

3. Well tweeted, Mr. Snow!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:20 AM

4. Kicked and recommended.

Thanks for the thread, kpete.

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Response to Uncle Joe (Reply #4)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:55 AM

11. Uncle Joe!!!!

good morning!
peace, kpete

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Response to kpete (Reply #11)

Sun May 6, 2012, 02:34 PM

14. kpete!!!!

good morning to you!
peace, Uncle Joe

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:31 AM

5. PWNED

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:34 AM

6. I've gotten used to Republican hypocrisy but I still can't believe it. n/t

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 01:42 AM

7. "He's bad, but he'll die. So I like it."

Last edited Sun May 6, 2012, 02:54 AM - Edit history (1)

(Overheard at Marge Simpson's unveiling of Mr. Burns portrait.)

Apropos, I think.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 02:16 AM

8. Maybe Twitter isn't as much of a pile of B.S. as I thought...

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 02:55 AM

9. You have been weighed…you have been measured…. and you have ABSOLUTELY been found wanting…

Welcome to the New World. God save you, if it is right that he should do so.



Mr. Snow

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:05 AM

10. Suck on that, Murdoch.

Call me when somone has a civilized debate on Fox "News".

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:52 AM

12. Replace 'twitter' with 'Fox' Rupert

Ironic indeed.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:32 PM

13. Freaking perfect

Rec

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 02:44 PM

15. Absolutely perfect.



I shared this on Facebook.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:44 PM

16. You reap

what you sow.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 04:06 PM

17. Jon sure Snowed on that twit's parade!!!

It's amazing how some people (especially those of great wealth and power) can be so self-unaware.

K&R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 04:45 PM

18. Hows this for civilized:

Rupert Murdoch is a jackass.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 08:40 PM

19. Ten little words packed more punch than a ten-kiloton thermonuclear bomb.

Ouch.

Left a mark, I should say.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 08:48 PM

20. He and his ilk

live in their own little world.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:37 PM

21. Just exactly how does one remain so clueless?

Seems to be an epidemic of this on that side of the aisle.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:35 PM

22. Perfect!

Twitter can be so much fun sometimes!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:35 PM

23. Karma is a bitch, eh Rupert? nt

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