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Great speeches through history, if they’d been made on Twitter

by Benjamin

@mlkingjr29 I have a dream: one day this nation will rise up & ppl will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
@mlkingjr29 Perfect 140! Booyah.

@jfk_4u Need to beat the Commies. Ask me what you can do. Please RT.
@jfk_4u “Beat the Commies” is a euphemism. Ask me what you can do. Please RT. (Are you hot?)

@TPaine These are the times that try men’s souls. There was danger and the city & the country came forth to meet it. Please RT. Shortay!

@richardmilhous I’m honest. This audit says so, ffs. I have proof. I’m honest. Really. PS: This kid sent me ten bucks! PS 2: I hate Russkies. See? Honest.

@JapaneseFoodSux Tweeple! Read my lips: no new taxes. Okay, so you can’t see my lips. You’ll just have to trust me.

@tehgipper @glasnostdude, want to hang? Meet me here at the gate. Tweetup at the wall!
@tehgipper @glasnostdude OMG, IT’S WORLD WAR THREE
@tehgipper @glasnostdude lol, just kidding
@glasnostdude block tehgipper

@AbeLinks Gettysburg: http://bit.ly/gettysburgurl

@jfk_4u Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is “Ich bin ein Berliner.” (My interpreter translated my German! Thx!) #berlinwall
@jfk_4u “I am a donut”?! I just fired my interpreter.
@jfk_4u Though I gotta say, donuts are pretty cool.
@jfk_4u Wanna see what I can do with one?
@theActualMafia @jfk_4u Hey, I just added you to my Mafia family. You should accept my invitation!
@jfk_4u @theActualMafia Ooh, okay!

@richardmilhous Okay, okay, I’m not honest. I’ll be gone at noon tomorrow. kthxbye.

@barackobama RT @TPaine There was danger and the city & the country came forth to meet it. Shortay!

5 Responses to “Great speeches through history, if they’d been made on Twitter”

  1. Sarah Says:

    Shortay!

  2. Sarah Says:

    So the first time I clicked comment, I got an error message. The comment posted, though. What up?

  3. Benjamin Says:

    Some system maintenance is going on. That might have been the issue.

  4. Population Statistic Says:

    HISTORICAL TWEET-SPEECHIFYING…

    If great orators like John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan had wanted to trade depth for breadth when delivering their historical addresses, Twitter would have been the ticket.
    Granted, some of the timeless gravitas is lost, like when Martin Luther King …

  5. Troy Martin Says:

    ARGH RICKROLL

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