Political pundit/spinmeister Lanny Davis tried to send some private Direct Messages to actress Morgan Fairchild last night, but he ended up tweeting to the world instead.

Looks like he’s been working on figuring out how to privately communicate with Fairchild for a few days now:

For her part, Fairchild valiantly tried to get Davis up to speed on the intricacies of DM’ing:

Alas, it was to no avail.

This was one of the more notable mistweet episodes in recent memory. Naturally Twitter took the opportunity to poke some fun:


Davis quietly deleted the Direct Message misfires after Twitchy captured them this morning.