Skip to comments.Pro-Obama hashtag backfires on Twitter (AttackWatch)
Posted on 09/14/2011 8:10:50 AM PDT by tcrlaf
A new Twitter hashtag designed to help fight misinformation against President Obama appears to have backfired in early use on Wednesday.
President Obama's Twitter feed, which is run by his campaign staff, on Tuesday evening started promoting the new website AttackWatch.com and hashtag #AttackWatch, designed to fight misinformation against the president.
The hashtag was already in heavy rotation by Twitter users by Wednesday morning, but many users are conservatives such as columnist Michelle Malkin, who offered up her own daily column as an example of an Obama "attack."
The website is meant to be "the first line of defense against a barrage of misinformation," according to an email from Obama's campaign manager announcing the launch on Tuesday.
Businessman Herman Cain, a Republican presidential hopeful, also responded to the announcement of the website on Wednesday.
"Seriously?" he tweeted.
Man there’s some great stuff - this one has been retweeted over a 100 times:
There’s a new Twitter account making President Obama look like a creepy, authoritarian nutjob: @AttackWatch
I think BP made an obscene profit of .30 cents when I filled up my tank this morning.Can you investigate how much the Feds got?
Democrats, you better get real, real quick and...broom POTUS Obama. Hang in there with this empty suit, incompetent, ego maniac, anti-American, POTUS Obama and you will go down to a devastating defeat with him come, November, 2012!!! Get to Obama, and force this idiot to resign as soon as possible and take, moron, VP, Joe Biden with him. Time is running out fast, Dems!!!
employers can b sued by interviewing & not hiring unemployed , no company will interview unemployed. y risk it. MAJOR ATTACK.
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! People are creative in their responses, please...post some more. Heck, I may even have to break down and get a device and join twitter. Thanks for posting...
biting hard on inner lip to keep from laughing way too loud in office...
The best one I’ve read thus far:
I’d like to report the Dos Equis guy. Hes claiming to be the most interesting man in the world. You told me Obama was!
oh man...this stuff is priceless!! stuff like this makes this administration look more like Hitler every day.
People are calling our President the Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, that’s not allowed is it?
Now that’s funny, I don’t care who you are!!!!!
This is beautiful. I think a guy once wrote a rulebook that advised ridiculing your adversaries. I love irony!
I reported Steve Wynn.
Every day I shall turn one in from a DNC supporter that has turned or finally awakened.
I don’t have a twitter account, but I am thinking of joining JUST to help put stuff out there!
More AttackWatch Tweets:
cow farts are melting the ice caps. Investigate.
Hey #attackwatch, I just saw a kid opt out of apples with his Happy Meal!
Dear #AttackWatch: I would like to report a man named Jeremiah Wright for interrupting Obama’s Sunday naps with racist tirades.
If someone tells lies about obama in “austrian” language, do you still consider that a lie?
I report George Orwell & his novel 1984. His description of future makes people jump to the wrong conclusions about BHO.
Dear @attackwatch, some guy is saying that freedom is NOT slavery, war is NOT peace, and ignorance is NOT strength! Stop him!
LOL! Those are good.
PING for good political humor.
just add #AttackWatch to the end of your tweet. Think of hash tags like keywords are here.
HELP! #attackwatch Dunkin Donuts had no toasted coconut donuts this morning!
Dear #Attackwatch, please explain to the stupid bitter clingers how taking 2 jets to the Vineyard IS shared sacrifice. Thank you.
Hey #attackwatch Conservatives are causing global warming by making so much fun of you.
Dear #attackwatch my neighbor kept his flag up overnight and there was no light on it. Yes, it was the American flag. Can you help?
after joining #attackwatch (know thy enemy) will I get an arm band, flag or other national socialist swag?
I would like to report my coworkers for not refilling the coffee pot.
Jews have figured out that you hate them. Are you going to arrest them?
dear #attackwatch, please help a union thug threatened me last week in Detroit
Dear #AttackWatch I would like to report umbrellas because theyre a GOP conspiracy to cause rain!
The guy next to me just farted. #attackwatch Better report him to the EPA
a recent report
I heard the TEA Party is working on a teleprompter virus! This could be devastating! #attackwatch
I wish to report Sen Harry Reid said Obama is -”light-skinned”
and having “no Negro dialect unless he wanted to have one.”
He is at
522 Hart Senate Office Bldg
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