Decline Watch: U.S. Army fishes for compliments on Twitter

What exactly are the U.S. Army’s Twitter minions thinking here:   First of all, “RT if you agree” is only acceptable Twitter usage if you’re 14 and shouting out fellow members of Team Jacob. Second, not “strongest” or “most powerful,” or “mightiest,” but “most decisive”? That’s all $250 billion buys us? Third, why are they ...

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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What exactly are the U.S. Army's Twitter minions thinking here:

 

What exactly are the U.S. Army’s Twitter minions thinking here:

 

First of all, “RT if you agree” is only acceptable Twitter usage if you’re 14 and shouting out fellow members of Team Jacob.

Second, not “strongest” or “most powerful,” or “mightiest,” but “most decisive”? That’s all $250 billion buys us?

Third, why are they fishing for compliments on Twitter? Feels kinda insecure.

Ball’s in your court, PLA.

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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