Tweet of the Day: Barack Obama welcomes Barack Obama to Twitter

This message was not paid for by the Committee to Give Barack Obama His Own Twitter Page.

If you’ve wondered who, for the past six years, has been tweeting at you from the Twitter account with the handle Barack Obama (@BarackObama) and assumed it was Barack Obama, you assumed wrong. The real Obama (not to be confused with the other real Obama) just received his own Twitter account(!) and four hours ago tweeted out his first message:

Not to be outdone, the other real Obama welcomed the real real Obama to Twitter:

Not only that, but someone named Kori Schulman, who is described on Twitter as White House Director of Online Engagement, tweeted out a photo of Obama sitting on the edge of his desk tweeting out his first tweet as “POTUS”:

No word yet on whether someone at the White House will be tweeting a photo of Schulman tweeting her message.

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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