Listen to Jon’s commentary:
It can be kind of fun if you’ve got time to kill, and I find it useful in keeping up with the news cycle, but like the rest of the Internet, much of the Twitter stream is made up of readily-disposable foolishness.
But sometimes, you learn something from the nonsense.
Yesterday, alerting my Twitter followers to a story on the Senate race I had prepared for the six o’clock news, I tweeted the following about the impact of the Todd Akin story:
“Elizabeth Warren’s golden chance to dislodge Scott Brown’s indy halo – is she making the most of it?”
To which, I received the following response from a left-wing activist group: “Shouldn’t the media report that the Scott Brown ‘indy halo’ is undeserved?”
In other words, this group feels Brown shouldn’t be seen as an independent voice, as 49-percent of voters do according to the latest Senate poll "
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