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What Politicians Have To Say On Twitter

It’s the age of social media and even politicians found it really important to learn the ropes of posting and tweeting to become more visible to their communities and followers.

Twitter is one of the most used social platforms and it has also made way for some of the most remarkable tweets and hashtags from politicians on Twitter.

Here’s a compilation that will allow you to take a look at some of the greatest tweets in politics that took over Twitter.

Remarkable Posts from Politicians on Twitter

Congressman Steve Stockman

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There are people who may have the impression that Congressman Steve Stockman is mean. However his attitude only makes his tweets more interesting. This congressman from Texas politician is a critic of President Barack Obama. According to his Twitter bio, he anticipates that people may find him offensive and asks complainers to connect with one of his staffers.

Jim Himes

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Many Twitter users know the Connecticut Congressman. His posts oftentimes crack plenty of jokes and give his followers some entertainment. However his light posts doesn’t mean that he is not serious about his job. Basically, his Twitter feed presents approachable and amusing posts that offers useful and relevant information on politics.

Mayor Mark Boughton

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If you have heard of Danbury, you probably know Mayor Mark Boughton. Mayor Mark may not be in the most talked about cities in the United States but was able to capture a lot of attention on social media because of his tweets.

Mayor Mark’s tweets are popular for its intentional and non-intentional humor. His greatest moment on Twitter was when he live-tweeted the rescue of a black bear from downtown Danbury. Using youthful slang, hashtags, and casual musings, his Twitter page got him a considerable amount of followers.

Ex-Gov. Gary Johnson

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Gary Johnson is the former Governor of New Mexico and Libertarian party Presidential candidate. Gary Johnson is active on the Twitter scene and may have cynical ideas when it comes to big government. Most people gain interest on his feed because most of the time it is a great source for news and information. One of his favorite topics is marijuana legalization so you can expect to see posts on his feed that can raise eyebrows and cause arguments.

 

Chuck Grassley

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Chuck Grassley is an Iowa Republican and is known as one of the most tech-savvy members of the Senate. He has been using his Twitter account to connect with his constituents and to give a piece of his mind on a variety of important issues. Most of the time, Chuck Grassley’s Twitter feed becomes the subject of mockery because of the way he post his tweet that appear to be entertaining for some people. Aside from posting humorous tweets using unrecognizable abbreviations, syntax, and exclamation points, his posts are also known for being very aggressive as compared with the posts of other politicians who carefully edit their posts before tweeting.

Bill Clinton

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Bill Clinton joined the Twitter bandwagon when TV host Stephen Colbert convinced him and provided some mentoring tips to take his share of spotlight on social media. Ex- President Bill Clinton is now a frequent tweeter, and oftentimes you can find on his posts promotions of the Clinton Foundation but you can also find lighter notes and shout outs. The ex-President follows only a few people on Twitter and would you believe that among this handful of people is his first teacher? Mr. Clinton surely knows how to show gratitude.

Sen. Rand Paul

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One of the politicians who became the subject of major social media controversy is Republican Sen. Rand Paul. One of the tweets that put him in hot water is his tweet that compares the closed WWII memorial security to that of Benghazi. In an interview, he explained that the tweet is meant to be a joke – although this kind of joke is serious and sad.

Pres. Barack Obama

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Being the most powerful leader in the world, who wouldn’t be interested in what Barack Obama is posting. His Twitter account allows him to share his thoughts and causes but you can also find some posts about his family and even their family pet. Aside from his usual posts, his Twitter account can reflect his ideas on world politics.

Twitter emerged as one of the best social media platforms and you can find posts that can entertain, raise concerns, and foster awareness. There is no doubt that aside from Twitter marketing, social media users also consider Twitter as the link that can connect them to the people who they cannot reach easily.

About the Author:

Jessica Smith is the Editorial Executive of Postific, a free social media management software created to help businesses increase social engagement and reach more customers.

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