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Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Immediately Ruins Reputation

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Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Immediately Ruins Reputation

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Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who leaked a trove of top secret documents that uncovered the NSA’s covert surveillance programs has joined Twitter, instantly downgrading himself from International Man of Intrigue to Guy With a Twitter. Snowden, who’s already amassed almost 200k followers in the hour since his first tweet, is a hero to many, and a pariah to others, but one thing that’s become clear from his short stint using the social media platform is that he’s got just as many corny jokes as the rest of us.

Here he is opening with a very timely bit of relatable content:

 

I get that reference.   And here he is interacting with another prominent, but exceptionally unfunny man, Neil DeGrasse Tyson:  

Water on Mars jokes, cat pictures, and brand catch phrases, who’s running his account, Buzzfeed? Haha, just some humor there folks. Here’s hoping he weighs in on what color the dress is before the end of the day.