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MURDOCH GOES ON A TWITTER RANT

October 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch managed to set off an uproar over the weekend with a series of dyspeptic tweets, accusing President Obama and Vice President Biden of lying during their debates. He denounced “scumbag celebrities pushing for even more privacy laws” in the U.K., and then defended his remark after receiving this tweet in reply: “‘Scumbags?’ And your journalists and executives are what?” Retorted Murdoch cryptically: “They don’t get arrested for indecency on major LA highways! Or abandon love child’s.” That last tweet prompted this response from another Twitter user: “The real scandal here is that the head of a news empire can’t pluralize the word ‘child.'”