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Clueless GOP Insider Spills Party Secret

Republicans continue to embarrass themselves on Twitter.

Apparently baffled by a technology that has been mastered by most 12-year-olds, Republicans continue to embarrass themselves on Twitter.

Last week, it was Rep. Peter Hoekstra, R-Mich., who blabbed about a secret  trip to Iraq on the online social network.

And yesterday, Virginia Republican Party Chairman Jeff Frederick spoiled a GOP plot to gain a tie in the state Senate by "tweeting" about it. From Talking Points Memo, via the Not Larry Sabato blog:

Yesterday, the Virginia GOP came very close to taking control of the state Senate, nearly luring a Democratic senator to switch parties and put them at a 20-20 tie, which would have been broken by the Republican lieutenant governor. Then Jeff Frederick, a state legislator and the party chairman, ruined it all by Twittering this:

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