Conservative Group Buys Obama’s Hashtag

The Heritage Foundation takes out a promoted tweet on #my2k. posted on

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama launched the hashtag #my2k on Wednesday to organize pressure on Congress to immediately pass an extension of the Bush tax cuts for the middle class, but a conservative group quickly mobilized to sabotage the president’s efforts.

The Heritage Foundation purchased the promoted tweet for anyone searching the hashtag, which quickly became the top-trending topic on Twitter after Obama’s remarks.

Great to see #my2k" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23my2k">#my2k as a top trend in the US immediately following President Obama's event today

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