Last week, there was some drama surrounding the Romney campaign, but this time, it wasn't due to the Republican candidate's political leanings; it was over a sudden increase in Twitter followers. Crunching the numbers, The Atlantic reported Tuesday that graphs indicate there has most likely been "bot involvement," despite the campaign strenously denying that they've purchased followers.
Comedian Peter Kremidas doesn't much think it matters what the campaign says, because robots are definitely involved and they've got opinions of their own. Read an excerpt below or listen above.
Hello! My name is Michael. I’m here to talk about The Romney. Get ready for some fun!
I will talk about this story. It is a Twitter story. This month, The Romney acquired an average of three to four thousand new Twitter followers every day.