How does outgoing Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) get out this?:
By deleting it and saying this:
And releasing this:
Due to a technical mistake, a message was inadvertently sent from Senator Dodd's twitter account. Senator Dodd did not send the message. We have corrected the situation and apologize to his followers for the mistake and inappropriate language used in the message.
Not surprisingly, when we called for a comment the press office was "busy." We'll let you know if we hear back regarding what exactly the Senator's office means by a "technical mistake."