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indianswim
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John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
The board is going to love this. He immediately loses thousands.

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The number of Twitter followers may have some intrinsic value in politics, and Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona seems to be no exception to this rule. McCain tweeted Monday morning asking for assistance in gathering more followers to become one of the few sitting senators with at least three million followers. "We're only 74 Twitter followers away from 3M - spread the word & help us reach this big milestone!," McCain's tweet said.


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McCain's tweet seemed to have the opposite effect — he began steadily losing followers. As of this writing, McCain has 2,989,328, a big deficit from the 74 he originally requested.


Image: http://guprogressive.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/john_mccain.jpg


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Twitter users replied to McCain's tweet, lamenting that he voted in favor of the GOP's controversial tax bill Friday. Critics alleged that McCain, who stressed the importance of regular order in the Senate, flip-flopped on his position and approved of the bill, which included major revisions during the final hours of negotiation late Friday and early Saturday morning.


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"Unfollowed... should have reconsidered that tax scam vote," one user said.


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"Judging by the responses to this thread you're gonna need more than 74. I just unfollowed you since you voted to throw 98% of Americans under the bus on Friday, but will be happy to follow again if you vote no on the final #GOPTaxScam," wrote another user.


It's a non-story, I know. But frick John McCain. I can't believe I voted for that rat bastard.


CamdenTiger
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Please clap....


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CptBengal
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
is his cancer like the AIDS Magic Johnson had?

just gone?

wtf.


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Champagne
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
He should have written his request in Vietnamese and tweeted it to Hanoi.


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MrLarson
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
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We're only 74 Twitter followers away from 3M


NT74 will declare that is a shout out to him from McCain.


lsu480
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
I just clicked unfollow


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PsychTiger
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
They unfollowed him because he didn’t stay in lockstep with his fellow Dems.


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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
I was one of the thousands.


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PsychTiger
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NT74 will declare that is a shout out to him from McCain.


Perhaps McCain also likes emo pixie girls.


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Godfather1
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John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million




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BlackHelicopterPilot
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
I just looked:

This dude has been in Fed Gov for 35 years????


The frick is WRONG with us?

35 Gawddamn years in Fed Gov?


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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
It’s just like that time he asked people to vote for him for president

This story puts a pep in my step


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BlackHelicopterPilot
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"We're only 74 Twitter followers away from 3M - spread the word & help us reach this big milestone!," McCain's tweet said.



Image: http://img.timeinc.net/time/daily/2008/0801/360_john_mccain_0124.jpg



"His reach exceeded his grasp.....easily"


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Themole
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
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It's a non-story, I know. But frick John McCain. I can't believe I voted for that rat bastard.


Just don't admit it. I don't. On the other hand, what choice did we have? I knew what he was when I picked him up.


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cajunangelle
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and

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74


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Pelican fan99
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
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Twitter users replied to McCain's tweet, lamenting that he voted in favor of the GOP's controversial tax bill Friday. Critics alleged that McCain, who stressed the importance of regular order in the Senate, flip-flopped on his position and approved of the bill, which included major revisions during the final hours of negotiation late Friday and early Saturday morning.
I mean they aren’t wrong. That crap he pulled on health care was so retarded


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gthog61
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
I know

More Dems don’t have jobs do they can watch that twitter like a hawk to pick up bank stories


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NoHoTiger
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re: John McCain asks for 74 more Twitter followers so he can reach 3 million
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so he can reach 3 million

then I'm requesting 2,999,988


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