It seems like politicians just haven’t been able to figure out how to transition from one Twitter name to another without hitting some bumps on the road to a new identity. During the midterm elections this past November, several politicians switched their Twitter handle to better represent their new position, most notable @SpeakerPelosi being ditched in favor of @NancyPelosi when Peolsi lost her position as the Speaker of the House. However, not every transition has been so smooth: Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer’s old account was taken over by a prankster, and tweeted some rather embarrassing messages during the President’s State of the Union earlier this week.
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