Political types started the week excited about the NBA playoffs and former president Bill Clinton. Here’s our roundup of today and this weekend’s best Tweets from the campaign trail.
The Fake Twitter version of congressional candidate Sean Patrick Maloney was very, very excited about receiving an endorsement from Mr. Clinton.
You bet I tried to legally change my name to "The Clinton Guy" so I could appear on the ballot that way. Board of elections said no.—
Sean Patrick Maloney (@SeanMaloney2012) June 11, 2012
Update (7:50 p.m.): An earlier version of this post incorrectly identified the Sean Maloney 2012 account as genuine.
Matt Drudge took a break from his relentless coverage of zombie killings to catch the Miami Heat game Saturday night while wearing his trademark fedora.
Am drudging hot @miamiheat Row 3 under basket next to Miami team bench, fedora hat on. Taking a break from cannibal coverage :0 Look for me!—
MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) June 10, 2012
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley solved the nation’s energy crisis by taking his old car on a road trip.
"believe or not". My '96 gas guzzler got 28mpg on 308 mi trip this wkend no pt in getting new fuel efficient car.—
(@ChuckGrassley) June 11, 2012
Slate’s Jacob Weisberg is inundated with Obama biographies.
Drowning in new Obama books. Was most excited about Maraniss, but it's SO long.—
Jacob Weisberg (@jacobwe) June 11, 2012
Gawker’s John Cook had a theory to explain the crash of a Navy drone.
That Navy drone crashed not too far from the Cheneys' home on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Maybe it was trying to find its father?—
John Cook (@johnjcook) June 11, 2012