Congressman Ross's imaginary friend goes underground
Looks like “Clerk Rene” has suddenly developed a case of extreme shyness! You may recall the twitter account we discovered last week whose sole purpose appeared to be giving praise and glory to Congressman Dennis Ross. (All of the 34 tweets the account had posted were directed to @RepDennisRoss, and were sometimes embarrassingly worshipful). ClerkRene, who claimed to be a postal employee (although we couldn’t find an actual postal worker named Rene Gray), stopped posting his fawning tributes to Dennis after we ran our story. Earlier today, when I checked to see if the adorable Pomeranian had updated his feed, I was disappointed to find this:
Sadly, no one appears to have bothered to request access to “Rene”‘s protected tweets- not even his heroes, Darrell ‘n’ Dennis, who are now the only accounts “Rene” follows.
In other twitter news, Congressman Ross ended the conversation he started with me about the PAEA trust fund after I pointed out that he was lying. Some people are so sensitive! Oh well- at least we have our memories (and screen captures!):