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Rihanna tweets ‘#FreePalestine’ hashtag, then deletes it; Updated

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http://twitter.com/#!/JoeDavis913/status/489085847061291008 For better or worse, when Rihanna  tweets, people pay attention. She has 36.4 million Twitter followers, after all. Her #FreePalestine tweet this morning and subsequent deletion of that tweet is getting a lot of attention from supporters and critics alike: http://twitter.com/#!/AkhiJad/status/489092118225633280 http://twitter.com/#!/justjaveria/status/489086572491710464 http://twitter.com/#!/GwaanJonathan/status/489098318728155136 As Twitchy reported, Houston Rocket Dwight Howard tweeted and then deleted the #FreePalestine […]

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Obama’s choice for DC mayor (or her staffer) deletes weird ‘$$$$’ tweet

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http://twitter.com/#!/BarreledBrewer/status/519312834044633089 It’s the best of times, it’s the worst of times for D.C. mayoral hopeful Muriel Bowser. First up, she was endorsed by President Obama in her run for D.C. mayor. That’s some good news: BREAKING: President Obama has endorsed Muriel Bowser in D.C.'s mayoral race, reports #News4's @TomSherwood. http://t.co/VUtU1hy5cL — NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) October 6, […]

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‘Oh racists, look at you’: Bloomberg Politics yanks tweet after outcry [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/nbj914/status/524334156571213824 Well, maybe not quite the end … but this definitely isn’t Bloomberg Politics’ best day. If you give the news site the benefit of the doubt, they were only trying to link to a weekend story about White House chef Sam Kass. But it was the accompanying photo juxtaposition that made many tweeters take notice: […]

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Hillary Clinton’s holiday photo tweeted by Ghost of Christmas Past

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Recently, Hillary Clinton fans swooned over a photo showing her and her husband spending “quality time in Ames, Iowa.” Tweeters called it “inspiring,” “beautiful,” and “adorable,” though it just looked to us like a black-and-white photo of Hillary scowling at Bill, hands claspedin front of her, surrounded by Secret Service agents. The Clinton campaign’s Christmas […]

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Minneapolis council member tweets critics’ personal info

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As Twitchy reported last week, #BlackLivesMatter supporters took partin what they called #BlackXmas2, which consisted of a brief demonstration at the Mall of America followed by a commuter rail trip to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Denied access to the terminals by the police, protesters instead blocked roads around the airport before calling it a […]

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MSNBC head apologizes for bigoted tweet, but will anything change? [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/MarlboroStan/status/428997874697773056 As Twitchy reported, Reince Priebus banned RNC staffers from appearing on MSNBC until network president Phil Griffin publicly apologized for MSNBC’s race-baiting tweet. This afternoon, Griffin issued a statement. But is it really an apology? http://twitter.com/#!/NoahCRothman/status/428994699261927425 Here’s the text of the apology, via Politico: The tweet last night was outrageous and unacceptable. We immediately […]

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MSNBC viewers angry that network president apologized for bigoted tweet

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http://twitter.com/#!/NoahCRothman/status/429027063819808768 Well, there’s certainly a Twitchy post in it. As Twitchy reported, MSNBC president Phil Griffin apologized for the network’s race-baiting tweet, and the staffer responsible was dismissed. The RNC’s Reince Priebus accepted the apology, but there are quite a few MSNBC viewers who haven’t accepted Griffin’s decision to apologize. http://twitter.com/#!/T_dot_Lee/status/428741882399576067 http://twitter.com/#!/GammaRae206/status/429004517170876416 http://twitter.com/#!/ritaag/status/429028279668850688 http://twitter.com/#!/ecranos/status/429007761825726466 http://twitter.com/#!/Plumcreek2/status/429026765827100672 http://twitter.com/#!/cfreelakers24/status/429004550997938176 […]

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This climate march photo-slam tweet featured in NY Post is awesome

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http://twitter.com/#!/mike4libertyCA/status/514058099754143747 The tweet pointing out the utter hypocrisy of trash-leaving climate marchers was featured in this New York Post article: Climate change marchers love the earth, litter on the streets http://t.co/qgY8hL3nWg — New York Post (@nypost) September 22, 2014 The tweet? It’s beautiful: Litter left by the #PeopleClimateMarch. Their love for the earth is so […]

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15 Random Celebrities From The 2000s You’ve Already Forgotten About

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Be honest, when was the last time you even thought about Ryan Cabrera? 1. Justin “Bobby” Brescia View this image › MTV / Via fythehills.tumblr.com Biggest claim to fame: Aside from being a prolific philosopher, he also happened to date Audrina on The Hills. Where is he now? In 2013 Brescia opened a hair salon […]

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Author Joyce Carol Oates deletes tweet imagining a Texas-sized Israel

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@JoyceCarolOates Point being? — Enlightenment Fundy (@EnlightFundy) July 31, 2014 Author Joyce Carol Oates has deleted a tweet in which she tried to imagine what things would be like if Israel were a much larger country: Any particular reason you deleted this tweet? @JoyceCarolOates pic.twitter.com/4nq2w3wa70 — 0.o blo0ps (@_bLo0p_) July 31, 2014 Hmm, what could […]

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