|Image from source, CBS News|
They're trying to retaliate for all the ribbing we liberals gave President George W. Bush. Which we did. A lot. But once again, there is a false equivalency. Where you can clearly see the source of Obama's goof, Bush's mentions of "the Google" and "the internets" showed less a slip of the tongue than an unfamiliarity with the subject. And a hell of a lot of precedent. Oh well, I'll just prepare myself for a hard eye-roll every time I hear or see a mention of "Twitters."
Obama Jokes: Twitter Could Replace "Red Phone" Calls to Russia
At a joint press conference today with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, President Obama joked about how one popular technology might help the two countries move past traditional Cold War-style diplomacy.
The technology in question was Twitter - or as Mr. Obama put it, signaling he might be less familiar with the technology than he let on, "Twitters." During his speech, Mr. Obama made reference to the fact that Medvedev "visited the headquarters of Twitters where he opened his own account. . ."
Read more at: CBS News