Skip to comments.Capitol Police issue ‘all clear’ following Onion tweets, article
Posted on 09/30/2011 6:36:37 AM PDT by Immerito
The U.S. Capitol Police issued a statement calling conditions at the Capitol building normal Thursday morning in apparent response to a series of tweets and an article from the satirical web site The Onion.
It has come to our attention that recents twitter feeds are reporting false information concerning current conditions at the U.S. Capitol. Conditions at the U.S. Capitol are currently normal, read a press release from Sergeant Kimberly Schneider.
There is no credibility to these stories or the twitter feeds, Schneiders release read. The U.S. Capitol Police are currently investigating the reporting.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
DC in lockdown when suspicious Tweets found?
Exactly. Anyone who subscribes to their Twitter feed should know that.
UhOh, The editors of TheOnion may soon find themselves charged with "Practicing satire without a license - and not the good kind of satire that makes fun of conservatives, either, but the mean-spirited kind that scares good-hearted regular people"
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