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@BarackObama Follows A Porn Site, Maybe Should #Bemorecareful

Retweets may not be endorsements, but what about follows?

Barack Obama’s Twitter account—which, to be clear, is not managed by the POTUS himself, but by the Organizing for Action staff—is following Wicked Pictures, a producer of “award winning adult entertainment.” Featured titles: Skin Tight, Rebound, and Bikini Outlaws.

Philadelphia comedian Pat House noticed the follow while conducting what was no doubt legitimate internet research, and posted this screencap:

Glen Tickle of Mediaite sister site Geekosystem did the digging and confirmed that Obama’s Twitter account does indeed follow the porn site.

It’s not the first time the account has been spotted following skin purveyors, either. Conservative Twitter dredger Twitchy discovered last year that Obama’s account followed @PlayBoyMan and @ILikeTitsDaily—the latter of which it still follows, despite having had the matter brought to the staff’s attention.

Obama’s feed follows over 660,000 accounts. Maybe time for some pruning?

[h/t Geekosystem]


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