Cory Booker expected to tweet decision to run for Senate; 'Historic tweet' mockery gold; Update: The tweet

Ah, the Twitter age! That’s right, Mayor Cory Booker is expected to announce that he will run for the Senate in N.J., and not for Governor, as some were guessing.

The announcement is reportedly going to be made via tweet.

Breathless and flustered much, Chuck Todd?

Heh. We hope Booker’s tweet is composed better than those!

Booker’s Twitter feed shows a bit of a tease, perhaps?

Reaction and some mocking of the anticipated “historic” tweet comes in swiftly.

Stay tuned!


Twitchy will, of course, monitor and update with Booker’s tweet. Better make it a good one, Mayor! The Twittersphere won’t cut you any slack.

Update: The big announcement! He will “explore” a run in 2014, after finishing his work as mayor.

A Twitter/YouTube combo.


  • Josephine (D)

    It has to be epic; he’s got us all excited and waiting to mock!

  • Lord Foggybottom

    That people get so breathless and fanatical over a POLITICIAN both amuses and disgusts me.

    • $21367552

      I’m sorry, I didn’t catch any of that, maybe the endless conservative chanting to St. Reagan was drowning you out.

  • TheAmishDude

    Each of the 140 characters a masterpiece!

  • Danny Wheeler

    When Booker recited a poem, I just couldn’t resist a jab: “There’s no need to fear, Underdog is here!”

    • TugboatPhil

      Well that explains his ring with the secret compartment.

  • JerseyJoe

    Chuck Todd writes, “If Lautenberg retires”…. IF he retires?? I think they have him propped up with a stick! (and not a big one). @corybooker is a lock (knowing NJ)… he should take opportunity…

    • beebop1952

      Who wouldn’t want to flee Newark?

  • fmahoney

    An easy win. He has done wonders in NJ and will do a great job in the senate.

    • SpinMeNot

      Wonders? Crime in Newark is up, but murder rates dropped a tad, so its a good right? More people in Newark are on Food Stamps than when he took office, but since he tried food stamps, its all good right?

      Please site the wonders Mayor Booker has done for Newark, NJ or anyone other than himself.

      • fmahoney

        Oh we did not have a recession??? No that did not happen.

        The state oh wait let’s do the counties with the largest food stamp rate is Kings County Texas. Secede my ass

        • SpinMeNot

          Very nice, don’t answer the question, deflect and defame. Who said anything about the recession — yes, we had one. So did GWB in his first term, and that government got us out of it. Lets try to stay focused here. I realize that coconut is looking sexy and you want to go hump it, but answer the question I asked — What has Booker done that qualifies as a wonder?

          And as far as your reference to Kings County Texas — the population of that county is under 300, to be precise, 286 in the 2010 census. What the hell does that have to do with secession? And ask around a bit — I’ve not supported anything related to petitions to seceed.

          You need to try harder, or else your handlers will not give you a treat, and they just might take your coconut away, then you’ll not just be an ill-informed liberal progressive puke, you’ll be lonely as well.

  • Adela Wagner

    Ahh so this is the end game of “getting Bookered”. Were you “promised” a WIN mister Booker?

  • Jerry Camp

    What? No ‘historic’ media tweets about only Senate African-American being from the GOP?

  • EEKman

    Cory is a good dude. Send him a smartphone pic of something that needs to be done, and that dude is on it.