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Edward John Markey is an American lawyer, politician, and former Army reservist who has served as the junior United States senator from Massachusetts since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the U.S. representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district from 1976 to 2013.

15 Nov, 2022

Musk tells Sen. Markey: Your acccount sounds like a parody

After Sen. Ed Markey demanded to know why a Washington Post reporter was able to create a verified account impersonating him:

A @washingtonpost reporter was able to create a verified account impersonating me—I’m asking for answers from @elonmusk who is putting profits over people and his debt over stopping disinformation,” Markey tweeted Friday, with a screenshot of his letter to Musk on the matter. “Twitter must explain how this happened and how to prevent it from happening again.

Musk responds:

Perhaps it is because your real account sounds like a parody?

When a user says that it may not be a good idea to troll a senator who is on Senate communications subcommittees, Musk responds:

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