Twitter has been a difficult beast for many politicians to tackle. It has led to a number of scandals and public feuds when short tempers couldn’t stop themselves from furiously typing 140-character diatribes. On the other side of things, many politicians still struggle to attract followers. And while Twitter is apparently trying to get Washington on board by using political liaison Adam Sharp to teach them beneficial Twitter habits, one lesson has apparently been lost on Governor Perry.
Try following @GovernorPerry right now, and we’re sure you won’t have a problem. Unless, that is, you are part of a group of Texas journalists.
According to DallasNews.com, several members of the Texas media have been blocked from following Governor Perry’s Twitter account.
DallasNews.com’s Tom Benning reported that he was presented with the following message when he tried to follow the Governor:
“Could not follow user: You have been blocked from following this account at the request of the user.”
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