President Barack Obama’s official Twitter account “unfollowed” an absurdly racist user Thursday morning after conservative bloggers noted the strange following Wednesday.
The account, titled “ihateni**ers,” sent its first tweet on Jan. 7, 2009.
“Hating ni**ers,” the tweet reads.
Other tweets include “Hating ni**ers should be a sport”; “Ni**eritis is becoming an epidemic”; and “Barack Obama is a double ni**er.”
Oddly enough, before unfollowing it on Thursday, the president’s verified Twitter account was the first to follow “@ihateni**ers.”
Obama’s account, which is run by Organizing for Action, has in the past been caught following some pretty scandalous accounts, including a professional pornography company and an account dedicated to breasts.
Some may wonder whether the president’s account automatically follows back other users — except that this author has yet to be followed back. It’s also possible someone may have followed the account thinking they were signed into their personal account (though that would raise a whole slew of other questions).
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