Thursday, April 4, 2013

AP's Jeff Amy cites tweets as partial reason for rejection of Bomgar's nomination

Following the Senate's rejection of Speaker Philip Gunn's nomination of Joel Bomgar to the State Board of Education, AP reporter Jeff Amy posted the following tweet:

Among the lesser factors cited in Joel Bomgar's rejections? Personal twitter attacks on senators by 's .

Jake McGuire, who works for the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, is @jakemcguire on Twitter. McGuire's tweets are currently blocked from public view, but Jeff Amy's response to McGuire is not:

No, I'd say they were deadly serious.


Dylan said...

Does anybody know what his tweets said?

Matt Eichelberger said...

I'm sure someone does. I can't see his tweets, though, as they are protected.