John McCain Gets in a Twitter Fight

This from the guy who admitted he didn't know how to use a blackberry.

When he was running for President, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) freely admitted that he was computer “illiterate” and that he relied on his aides to use a BlackBerry. But McCain recently increased his use of technology, using Twitter to mock what he thinks are the “the TOP TEN PORKIEST PROJECTS in the Omnibus Spending bill.”

Yesterday, his #1 porkiest project was the Oregon Solar Highway:


As Danny Glover points out at AirCongress, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, whose home state stands to benefit from the earmark, didn’t appreciate McCain’s sarcasm and he tweeted his displeasure:

Matt Corley is a Research Associate for The Progress Report and at the Center for American Progress.