Ignore the spelling: #OklahomaFolllowTrain is unstoppable

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http://twitter.com/#!/OU_Athletics/status/407625432201056256 On the plus side, they did spell Oklahoma correctly. But as the #OklahomaFolllowTrain got rolling today, it brought its curious spelling to the top of  Twitter’s trending topics. Not everyone could overlook that extra “L,” though. http://twitter.com/#!/TheRealPJ44/status/407743937734930432 No, you weren’t the first. http://twitter.com/#!/TheGavinMorgan/status/407676292687884288 http://twitter.com/#!/hatfield20/status/407618124955914241 http://twitter.com/#!/Sn0wbunnybooboo/status/407565448046063616 Follow was spelled correctly in the alternative hashtag, #OklahahomaFollowTrain. […]

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Layoffs at cable news net sparks ‘new careers for fired CNN reporters’ hashtag

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http://twitter.com/#!/Mayortommm/status/426475384083709952 At the end of 2013, CNN and HLN reportedly laid off dozens of journalists: http://twitter.com/#!/NolteNC/status/426403697032036353 As often is the case, Twitter users were there to help, and the hashtag #NewCareersForFiredCNNReporters was born. Here’s one possible career option for laid off CNN reporters, with a potential stumbling block: http://twitter.com/#!/DiannyRants/status/426444001802084353 http://twitter.com/#!/TheMorningSpew/status/426440788931661824 Many other possible careers were […]

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Indiana paper deletes ‘incorrect’ tweet after Michael Sam announcement

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http://twitter.com/#!/cmmarysz/status/432874708187348993 After NFL prospect Michael Sam revealed publicly that he’s gay, an Indiana newspaper, The Elkhart Truth, tweeted that state lawmakers were seeking to ban Sam from playing in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. They since deleted the tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/432904446121484289 So is that claim remotely true? Um, no. http://twitter.com/#!/amhollan/status/432824804161245184 The Elkhart Truth apologized, and in […]

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‘I will smack u down!’ HLN host Jane Velez-Mitchell slams Joe Namath for wearing fur

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http://twitter.com/#!/chenoite/status/430457358620188672 As Twitchy reported, football legend Joe Namath and his “fabulous fur coat” attracted quite a bit of attention during last night’s Super Bowl coverage. PETA got predictably pissed, well, because that’s what PETA does. HLN host Jane Velez-Mitchell is pretty adept at flipping out, too, and this afternoon, she took her turn going after […]

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Rep. Huffman on Brat victory: ‘Inmates are now fully running the asylum’

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http://twitter.com/#!/JaredHuffman/status/476545526549061632 In the wake of Dave Brat’s victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, left-wing congressman Jared Huffman, D-Calif., has concluded that the Tea Party crazies are all-powerful. Wait. Weren’t liberals telling us just a few weeks ago that the Tea Party is impotent? The time has come for us all to take a long, step-back look at […]

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‘So Harry Reid has a twin brother’: McConnell ad isn’t doing Mitch any favors [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/ae4xo/status/453551726541676545 The McConnell campaign probably thought this graphic was pretty slick, but it doesn’t seem to have had the desired effect on RedState’s Erick Erickson: http://twitter.com/#!/EWErickson/status/453549911561105408 Erickson wasn’t the only one struck by this particular photographic juxtaposition: http://twitter.com/#!/gypsyluc/status/453551709386575873 http://twitter.com/#!/TheRightDuff/status/453550601297985536 Very generous. http://twitter.com/#!/anthropocon/status/453550553390669824 True story. And that’s just downright depressing. http://twitter.com/#!/nmchugh85/status/453550108743696386 Ugh. *** Related: ‘Worst campaign ad in […]

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Mo. State Highway Patrol criticized for ordering local police to stand down

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http://twitter.com/#!/FOX2now/status/500615344185032704 As Twitchy reported earlier, there was another round of looting in Ferguson, Mo., this morning. The looting occurred after the Missouri State Highway Patrol reportedly told local law enforcement was told to stand down. http://twitter.com/#!/Frizz18/status/500619204651782144 @FOX2now UNREAL 🚨🚨🚨 #Fergesonqs LET them act like Animals. Stealing is How is began @CNN #ObeyTheLAW Cops told to Stand Down? […]

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Finally! Dutiful NYT lapdog gives Obama a chance to explain his golfing needs

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http://twitter.com/#!/NYGJared/status/508412874600251392 When you’re looking for insightful content, only the best “real journalist” will do. Jason Horowitz, who fearlessly investigated teenage Mitt Romney’s high school antics, is out with another game-changing piece: http://twitter.com/#!/jasondhorowitz/status/508340839484252160 We give Obama a hard time for his infuriating golfing-while-the-world-burns habit, but maybe we just don’t understand his needs, you know? http://twitter.com/#!/GPollowitz/status/508413051633422336 From the Times: […]

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John Fugelsang should master spell check before he tries defining liberalism

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http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/418121741936775168 In case there was any doubt that liberals are indeed Smarter Than You™, here’s actor-comedian John Fugelsang to set you straight: http://twitter.com/#!/JohnFugelsang/status/418106622532001792 “Prematurely mainstream.” That is, like, so deep or whatever. http://twitter.com/#!/garysteveneaton/status/418120351625662464 Well, if he did, you’d at least think he’d want to spell his own name correctly. Alas, no: http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/418121806805864448 Now, to be […]

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Protesters in Murrieta chant, ‘The race united will never be defeated.’

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http://twitter.com/#!/allahpundit/status/485453890649731072 In Murrieta , Calif., pro-amnesty forces reportedly chanted “La raza unida jamas seran vencida,” which, according to CNN, translates as “The (Latino) race united will never be defeated.” Some liberals have argued that the Spanish phrase “la raza” has nothing to do with race. Historian Victor Davis Hanson disagrees: “[The] organization’s very nomenclature ‘The National Council […]

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