We’ve had a lot fun with Claire McCaskill’s Twitter feed (just scroll down the page for any number of posts on the subject), but on the whole I think it’s a good thing. When we mock a McCaskill tweet, we’re mocking what she is saying, not the fact that she’s writing it in a format of 140 characters or less. And truthfully, I’ve found out more in a series of tweets from McCaskill about what she thinks on a subject than I have from whole newspaper articles about her.
Which brings me to a couple of posts from St. Louisans Shamed Dogan and Steve Patterson. Shamed Dogan is a Republican activist and apparent Twitter disciple, while Steve is a progressive blogger and urban advocate. Both of them miss the mark on Twitter