After a recent analysis we’ve concluded that it is in fact the other way around.

As part of the federal shutdown, the Obama administration informed the public that updates to many government Twitter accounts would end for the duration of the #ShutNado. @FLOTUS, Michelle Obama’s First Lady Twitter feed, reported that “updates to this account will be limited.”

However, some topics are just too important to the common good to avoid. @FLOTUS came back to life just long enough during the shutdown for this retweet:


The original tweet from @WhiteHouse:

If FLOTUS really wanted to help she’d have tweeted a link to an article about maintaining proper nutrition during your four-day marathon attempt to create an account at