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Two birds tweeting. The proliferation of fake twitter accounts that parody real politician's twitter accounts provides comic relief to tense situations. i i

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Two birds tweeting. The proliferation of fake twitter accounts that parody real politician's twitter accounts provides comic relief to tense situations.

Two birds tweeting. The proliferation of fake twitter accounts that parody real politician's twitter accounts provides comic relief to tense situations.

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@RelevantOrgans

A spot-on parody of Chinese state propaganda.

Sample tweet: "We admit we're no experts at democracy, but we swear we did not program Comrade Huntsman to believe that 3rd place equals winning."

@Angela_D_Merkel

The exasperated gripes of Europe's most powerful leader.

"Pleasant lunch with the boys. Bit embarrassing when Monti had to call@Lagarde for permission before tipping the waiter."

@DrunkenPredator

Ramblings of a dipsomaniacal unmanned aerial vehicle.

"can't yell at me for violating a strike moratorium if I'm too drunk to ID the Durand Line.. jk jk CAN'T EVEN SPOT THAT DAMN LINE SOBER"

@KermlinRussia

The bizarro-world Dmitry Medvedev (in Russian), profiled last year by Julia Ioffe

"Governors need to have more children so that the country will have more successful young entrepreneurs."

@ArabicObama

A skeptical view of the 44th U.S. president from the Arab world (in Arabic).

"A wife has the right to beat her husband two times a week, and that's a final decision."

@Fake_Kissinger

The dark side of American diplomacy.

"Help: How do I blog this user - @IntleCrimCourt? They won't stop messaging me, asking me to turn on my location settings."


@Queen_UK

The gin-soaked alter ego of Elizabeth of Windsor. (There's even a book tie-in.)

"Camilla pulled out of this today's reception with the President of Turkey. Says she'll get enough of turkey at Christmas. Awkward."

@GingrichIdeas

Out-of-the-box thinking from the former speaker of the House.

"Replace stars on American flag with Starfleet emblems."

"Go on Morning Joe and distract Joe and Mika with a shiny object so I can talk about moon mining."

@foreignhina

Pakistan's glamorous foreign minister Hina Rabbani Kar — with a bit more attitude.

"Okay, so I was wrong. Jim Jones was NOT played by Harrison Ford and he is NOT Jughead's father. #memogate"

@KimJongNumberUn

North Korea's new leader — and the world's number one Eric Clapton fan.

"Does my population make me look fat?"

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