Tweet of the Day: Hillary tries to be cool, fails

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is enduring a fair bit of embarrassment on Twitter after it attempted to embrace the hot new trend of using emojis for everything.

It all started Wednesday afternoon with a Clinton campaign tweet asking Twitter users to describe their feelings about student loans in a series of three emojis:

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Things did not go according to plan. While some users embraced the intent of the tweet, most did not, and it was instead hijacked for every conceivable purpose.

Not helping was the fact that Clinton’s original tweet bungled its grammar. Rather than “3 emojis or less,” it should have been “3 emojis or fewer,” because emoji is a count noun.

 

Clinton’s Twitter account finally responded to the blow-up in just about the only way it could:

In truth, Hillary trying to be cool is as pathetic as John Kerry allowing himself to be photographed riding a pink girl’s bike or attempting to talk sports.

This report, by Blake Neff, was cross-posted by arrangement with the Daily Caller News Foundation.

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