Spin Cycle

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Some may prefer to call it twaddle (that's an English word meaning rapid or incessant chatter), but a certain batch of tweets (that's jargon meaning posts on the Twitter social networking/microblogging Web site) is pretty hilarious.

The target of satire is Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who for example is represented as stating: "I'd be laughing if my facial muscles permitted me to do so."

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UPDATE: Dan Weiller, spokesman for the actual Sheldon Silver, informs us, "We have notified Twitter about the fact that there is an imposter."

Tx to RJE