Barack Obama is trying to use Twitter and Facebook to raise campaign money. Our politicians have found a better use for social media - being anti-social.
The grand political fights are moving online. The lumpen elements might still duke it out on the streets and college campuses, breaking heads and threatening each other with embhojalis/em and homemade bombs.
But pipe guns are just so emGangs of Wasseypur/em. Internet wars are far less messy, far more bitchy and never run out of ammo. It's also terribly convenient. Light a tweet bomb. Get some of your BFFs from all over the world to join in with their pokes, jabs, snipes and soon you can have a good old school yard brawl happening, all from the comfort of your own Blackberry.
In fact, given the number of Twitter-spats these days, Seema Goswami asks a very pertinent a href=http://www.hindustantimes.com/Brunch/Brunch-Stories/Fight-Club/Article1-877102.aspx target=_blankquestion/a in the emHindustan Times/em:Do you think they should rename Twitter as Bicker?
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