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Pro-Obama hashtag backfires on Twitter (LOL LOL)
The Hill ^ | 9-14-11 | Alicia M. Cohn

Posted on 09/14/2011 8:00:14 AM PDT by dynachrome

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."

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: attackwatch; frattackwatch; obozo; stazi; twitter
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I’m starting to see what you mean. I like to say that on the internet the truth percolates to the surface. It appears that Twitter is the truth’s high speed elevator. And when lies try to use the elevator they get splatted on the floor when it takes off.


51 posted on 09/14/2011 8:29:29 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: dynachrome

I just reported voters in NY-9.


52 posted on 09/14/2011 8:31:24 AM PDT by all the best
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To: montyspython
I am not sure Stalin or Hilter could have controlled their countries the way they did in this age of communication. Look at how China and Islamic countries struggle with controlling messages now.

Technology may have undermined future tyrants.

53 posted on 09/14/2011 8:32:31 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Thanks you.


54 posted on 09/14/2011 8:32:55 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: kevkrom

@GrassRootBeer GrassRootBeer
#AttackWatch I still have friends and family I believe are not on any kind of government assistance. Where can I report names?

@bvparrot Bob VanDerMeulen
Someone is trying to limit charitable deductions! Oh, wait... #attackwatch

(Poster info removed because special characters are mucking up formatting)
Dear #AttackWatch, Chris Matthews lost his tingle.

Stacey Oliver
@staceyoliver Stacey Oliver
Dear #AttackWatch: This chick brought in some yummy smelling food today and did not redistribute it to the rest of us.


55 posted on 09/14/2011 8:33:53 AM PDT by kevkrom (This space for rent.)
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To: nhwingut
Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers

I shall share that moniker with everyone I know!
56 posted on 09/14/2011 8:33:53 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Tamatoa

Yep, total backfire. Just the most curretn #attachwatch results:

kiradavis422: Dear #attachwatch : I’m going to bed now. Will u watch me to make sure I don’t attack Obama in my sleep? Tx! U guys r the best! 9 hours agoretweet

confederateyank: @AttackWatch Someone in my house just said Obama failed every econ class in college. Please release his transcripts to debunk. #attachwatch

maxtollensjr: Fight the lies and smears! Tweet to #asasquatch or was it #attackswatch #attachwatch #attackwatch #abackscratch #abitchslap 14 hours ago7retweet

i_hate_hippies: @attackwatch Odd name, was @hitler already taken? #attachwatch

co2insanity: Dear #attachwatch, President Obama said there were shovel-ready jobs. I don’t see any. You better investigate.

conservativeind: Dear @AttackWatch Reporting @BarackObama for saying unemployment wouldn’t go above 8% if Stimulus passed #attachwatch #OFA #tcot #p2

jltho: Hey @AttackWatch, I would like to report the fact that the #GOP is actually planning to run a candidate against @BarackObama. #AttachWatch

hunanmommy: #AttachWatch Please investigate gibberish coming from Al Sharpton.Not even sure it’s English.Maybe some kind of secret code? #resistwemuch 3 hours agoretweet

attachwatch: @swayematthehips How dare they Attack Watches? We like to Attach Watches. Ah... Better! See? #attackwatch #attachwatch


57 posted on 09/14/2011 8:34:01 AM PDT by Brookhaven
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To: ExTexasRedhead

You might enjoy this!


58 posted on 09/14/2011 8:34:23 AM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: all the best

bfl


59 posted on 09/14/2011 8:34:27 AM PDT by Currentriverrat (Stop cap and trade fraud.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
This is the stupidest thing 0 people have come up with. Wasn’t there one like this before?

This was a stupid move. A politician associating with a communications medium which he does not control is going to get screwed.

60 posted on 09/14/2011 8:35:00 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: dynachrome

nrallentando Nicole

#Teaparty neighbor won’t let me tread on him!


61 posted on 09/14/2011 8:35:03 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Heavy the head that wears the tiara.)
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To: dynachrome
DamienCope Damien Cope Dear #AttackWatch, there's an illegal lemonade stand at corner of 10th and Jackson after school (3:30-5 PM). Thanks!

LOL!

62 posted on 09/14/2011 8:36:24 AM PDT by lwd
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To: cuban leaf
Yep.

Twitter can be useful or inane... the news of Bin Laden's death broke on Twitter 15 minutes before anywhere else.

There are lots and lots of conservatives and tea party members on Twitter engaging the conversation.

It's good because it's another avenue the MSM can't control.
63 posted on 09/14/2011 8:37:57 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: dynachrome

LMAO!!! Attack Watch ‘commercial. *snort*

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XYKRokgX00&feature=share


64 posted on 09/14/2011 8:41:49 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Mr. Weiner...Don' t Tweet your meat. It's too late to delete!)
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To: Brookhaven

fullmtlpatriot: #AttackWatch I would like to report the theft of NY’s 9th Congressional District (& the Democrat Party’s mojo) by the GOP. 5 hours ago23retweet

depresseddarth: Obama launched a program to track attack threats. We had a similar program on the Death Star, but that didn’t stop Luke. #AttackWatch 2 hours ago57retweet

bradthor: Drawing a blank here.... What do you call a leader who encourages people to inform on neighbors, co-workers... Don’t tell me... #attackwatch

dloesch: So glad #attackwatch is here to dispel those unfounded attacks involving Solyndra, Gibson, Fast and Furious, Gulf moratorium, NBPP, etc. 10 hours ago108retweet

thorninaz: RT @CybTekSol Hey #AttackWatch I would like to report 7 states missing... reason unknown at this time. 9 hours ago11retweet

southbel: Dear #AttackWatch I’d like to report the Dos Equis guy. He’s claiming to be the most interesting man in the world. You told me Obama was! 3 hours ago18retweet

doc_0: If #AttackWatch goes down, please be patient! North Korean software takes a while to reboot! 2 hours ago11retweet


65 posted on 09/14/2011 8:42:42 AM PDT by Brookhaven
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To: All
Youtube.com: Attack Watch Commercial

This is pretty funny.
66 posted on 09/14/2011 8:43:30 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: kevkrom

@LockLoadLeslie Leslie
#AttackWatch - Sarah Palin lives rent free inside your thin skull - are my govt tax $$ subsidizing her? I think this issue is a travesty

@attackwatcher csw
#AttackWatch Saw a Prius without 2012 bumper sticker. WTF?!?

@goodsharron Sharon Grooms
Mr Obama will present his Jobs Plan today at NC company which is shipping jobs to Costa Rica. Please investigate.. #AttackWatch


67 posted on 09/14/2011 8:46:10 AM PDT by kevkrom (This space for rent.)
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To: TSgt

lol


68 posted on 09/14/2011 8:46:18 AM PDT by Currentriverrat (People are calling our President the Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, that's not allowed is it?)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

sig45hank: #attackwatch Just curious,, do you take reports from all 57 states? 8 hours ago4retweet

southbel: For every fifth tweet on #attackwatch, you earn one brownshirt 6 hours ago10retweet

nytflyr: #attackwatch I know where Anne Frank is hiding!


69 posted on 09/14/2011 8:48:28 AM PDT by Brookhaven
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To: nhwingut

OMG! Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers!

Congrats to the one that come up with that.


70 posted on 09/14/2011 8:50:34 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: dynachrome

Could it be that Mr. Obama doesn’t know what he’s doing, and neither do his handlers?

I would encourage them to stop in their tracks, take a good look at themselves, and turn around and go the other way.


71 posted on 09/14/2011 8:51:46 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (Governor Palin: "I'm not for sale.")
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To: ozark hilljilly
OMGBBQLMAO

Barbequeing while laughing your ass off could be dangerous.

Be sure to wear your goggles and hearing protection.

We don't wanna read about ya in here on one of those Darwin threads.


72 posted on 09/14/2011 8:54:23 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: reasonisfaith

va_lawgal: So, how many more #Attackwatch jokes are we away from finding out if that Internet kill-switch works?


73 posted on 09/14/2011 8:57:14 AM PDT by Brookhaven
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To: kevkrom

@scotters Scott Kuhn
Hey #AttackWatch, one word: Canada. They’ve been passing this stuff off as bacon for years...and it’s not.

@TonySmith87 Draft Hillary in2012
#attackwatch Dont you have to accomplished something before you can be attacked for it? Just sayin!!!

Dan Ahern
@danover303 Dan Ahern
@gervispond told me ObamaCare is unconstitutional so i splashed holy water at him and told him to repent, #attackwatch, please purify him

southbel southbel
Dear #AttackWatch We keep creating jobs in SC. They must be stopped. Oh wait, I forgot, you’re on top of that with the Boeing deal.


74 posted on 09/14/2011 8:57:41 AM PDT by kevkrom (This space for rent.)
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To: Brookhaven

And from there we could ask, how far can this administration push things before they realize U.S. troops will not fight for Obama against the citizens of their country?


75 posted on 09/14/2011 8:59:47 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (Governor Palin: "I'm not for sale.")
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To: dynachrome
People are calling our President the Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, that's not allowed is it? #Attackwatch @AttackWatch

What irony! Ridicule (one of Saul Alinsky's rules to disparage opponents) being used against an Alinsky disciple.

76 posted on 09/14/2011 8:59:55 AM PDT by rustbucket
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To: dynachrome; DvdMom

I’ve posted maybe 30 tweets since last night. My latest, “@AttackWatch I heard a rumor that Debbie Wasserman Schultz ran over someone with a shopping cart at the Publix Deli in Boca Raton #AttackWatch


77 posted on 09/14/2011 9:00:06 AM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: Dengar01

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XYKRokgX00&feature=youtu.be


78 posted on 09/14/2011 9:01:55 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (We still hold these truths to be self-evident...)
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To: nhwingut

Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers

OMW! That is too clever. Had to be a FReeper.


79 posted on 09/14/2011 9:04:28 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Another Maryland girl for Palin in 2012)
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To: sneakers

bump to enjoy later!


80 posted on 09/14/2011 9:06:42 AM PDT by sneakers (EAT YOUR PEAS!)
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To: PapaBear3625
A politician associating with a communications medium which he does not control is going to get screwed.

Hmmmmm!

81 posted on 09/14/2011 9:07:46 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (Moose Allert!!!! Get some sleeves!)
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To: tomkat; All

This re-affirms my saying “There is a God and he/she has one superior sense of HUMOR”..


82 posted on 09/14/2011 9:10:56 AM PDT by GOYAKLA (Re-flush Congress in 2012, some crap remains!)
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To: dynachrome
0bama needs to make Anthony Weiner the Tweet Czar! (NSFW)
83 posted on 09/14/2011 9:12:21 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: EternalVigilance; minuteman; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; BillyBoy; chicagolady; Quix; Las Vegas Dave; ...
We gotta keep this up as long as possible. Now I'm up to 40 tweets.

We are now #3 on trends in the US on Twitter, keep it up!!!

84 posted on 09/14/2011 9:14:59 AM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: GOYAKLA
Without some humor, this ol'boy woulda been a goner long ago    
85 posted on 09/14/2011 9:18:44 AM PDT by tomkat (Sarah '12)
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To: Dengar01

I created a Twitter account just for this. My contribution so far:

@KevinKrom Kevin Krom
Is “cash for clunkers” still in operation? How much can we get trading in @BarackObama toward a President who actually works? #attackwatch


86 posted on 09/14/2011 9:19:01 AM PDT by kevkrom (This space for rent.)
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To: Dengar01

I just got request denied when I tried to follow #AttackWatch.

I think they figured out they screwed the pooch.


87 posted on 09/14/2011 9:20:15 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: GOYAKLA
This re-affirms my saying “There is a God and he/she has one superior sense of HUMOR”..

That's bordering on starting a Blasphemous Rumour - to think that God's got a sick sense of humor.

- Gratuitous Depeche Mode reference

88 posted on 09/14/2011 9:20:22 AM PDT by Sideshow Bob
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To: Bigg Red
I think that's bumper sticker material. How does this sound? ...

Watch The Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers.
The Biggest Joke On TV!
(0bama logo here)

89 posted on 09/14/2011 9:21:45 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: reasonisfaith
Could it be that Mr. Obama doesn’t know what he’s doing, and neither do his handlers?

What really is going on is that the FPoBA (Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers) and his entourage believe that they are superior and that everyone is a groupie.

90 posted on 09/14/2011 9:22:15 AM PDT by NativeSon
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To: dynachrome

“Obama - I have shovels. Please send shovel-ready jobs.”

LOL

http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23AttackWatch


91 posted on 09/14/2011 9:23:01 AM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: Dengar01

LMAO! bkmk for later


92 posted on 09/14/2011 9:23:23 AM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: Dengar01

PLEASE...PLEASE KEEP THIS THREAD OPEN.

I don’t have a twitter account and maybe I should. Alot of these twitters are hilarious! I’m having such a good laugh here at work. Please keep posting of some the twitters comments.

This is making my day along with the GOP win in NY.


93 posted on 09/14/2011 9:23:56 AM PDT by avalonmistmoon
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To: lonevoice

This is just hysterical.


94 posted on 09/14/2011 9:27:49 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: sneakers
bump to enjoy later!

Set aside some time... the thing is going viral, over 100 tweets per minute and increasing by the minute - it's hillarious.

95 posted on 09/14/2011 9:29:30 AM PDT by PrivateIdaho ("... like a wild potato.")
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To: avalonmistmoon

Read all tweets here without having to join twitter:

http://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%23attackwatch


96 posted on 09/14/2011 9:34:15 AM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: TigersEye

How about this one...
Zero loves the poor so much he wants to make us all poor....


97 posted on 09/14/2011 9:39:44 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: rightwingextremist1776
I don't tweet but how about this? ...

"I'm reporting hurricane Irene. She made the seas rise and made 0bama look like a fool!"

98 posted on 09/14/2011 9:43:18 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: dynachrome

Thank you. I’ll go on this link at home. I’m being denied here at work.

Again thanks!


99 posted on 09/14/2011 9:43:59 AM PDT by avalonmistmoon
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To: cuban leaf

One liners are good for slinging mud,... Good, newbie. The Union goons sling baseball bats and shiite, so when the same people give us the opportunity to express the views of the American people (and the world)and is time to ridicule these semi-juvenile, Marxist, grifters and ridicule the living HELL out of them. Go back to your Communist websites and quit trying to run interference for these bastards.


100 posted on 09/14/2011 9:50:14 AM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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