Image Credit: Mandel Ngan/Getty Images; Steve Fenn/ABCEarlier today, prolific (and creative!) Twitterer Sarah Palin tweeted about Barack Obama’s appearance on The View yesterday. Not surprisingly, she was unimpressed with the president’s hot topics, writing “President w/no time to visit porous US/Mexican border to offer help to those risking life to secure us,but lotso’ time to chat on The View? I’m headed to border in near future… let’s see how quickly his travel schedule will allow that border visit after all.” (Interesting gambit, turning it back on immigration. And here I thought she’d call out Obama for Snooki-gate.)
My friends and I often talk about celebrities whose Twitter privileges should be revoked. But when it comes to politicians — for the most part, at least — I think they all should be effectively banned from tweeting. Twitter’s just too flip a medium and the bad grammar just looks…undignified. That’s all well and good for my favorite celebs, but I don’t want to see it from people who may or may not want to lead the free world. Should Sarah Palin just resist the urge from now on? I mean, she won’t. But should she?