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John Kerry Is Really Good At Twitter

The next Secretary of State is surprisingly candid in his Twitter feed. Some shameless Mitt Romney takedowns.

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His early tweets were a little random:

Flight home to Boston in a few minutes. Long week and my aunt has a 93rd birthday party tomorrow.

Flight home to Boston in a few minutes. Long week and my aunt has a 93rd birthday party tomorrow.-- John Kerry

good talk with TBPickens today – let’s pass the darned bill!

good talk with TBPickens today – let’s pass the darned bill!-- John Kerry

Paul Tewes in a suit, hell freezing over ...

Paul Tewes in a suit, hell freezing over ...-- John Kerry

ever notice how repub tlkg heads spin company line while dems get all analytical? Me 2

ever notice how repub tlkg heads spin company line while dems get all analytical? Me 2-- John Kerry

harry reid!!!-- John Kerry

rode 60 miles at crack o dawn – but holy dogs now the pressure’s on!! http://t.co/fWME44V

rode 60 miles at crack o dawn – but holy dogs now the pressure’s on!! http://t.co/fWME44V-- John Kerry

But then we learned he really loves Mad Men:

.@MadMen_AMC just rang opening bell? glad almost back

.@MadMen_AMC just rang opening bell? glad almost back-- John Kerry

Mad Men and Dunkin Donuts:

got hard copy of @Newsweek w @MadMen_AMC ,love the vintage ads incl @DunkinDonuts ad http://t.co/k9NTN5Qa

got hard copy of @Newsweek w @MadMen_AMC ,love the vintage ads incl @DunkinDonuts ad http://t.co/k9NTN5Qa-- John Kerry

at dunkin donuts here in boca/feels like I'm at home in MA http://t.co/MOWCrAba

at dunkin donuts here in boca/feels like I'm at home in MA http://t.co/MOWCrAba-- John Kerry

And trash-talking the Yankees:

Hey Yanks fans: red sox lost opening day 2004 and how'd that work out for ya?

Hey Yanks fans: red sox lost opening day 2004 and how'd that work out for ya?-- John Kerry

But his speciality — trash-talking Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan:

well gov, the state isn't proud of you, you can't even compete in MA

well gov, the state isn't proud of you, you can't even compete in MA-- John Kerry

VP shows lot of restraint re what he rightly said is malarkey

VP shows lot of restraint re what he rightly said is malarkey-- John Kerry

Man vs Food a good show, Man vs Boy a gr8 debate - go Joe!

Man vs Food a good show, Man vs Boy a gr8 debate - go Joe!-- John Kerry

by the end of this Ryan may vote for Joe

by the end of this Ryan may vote for Joe-- John Kerry

Reporter asked me if I'm glad Bobby V gone, if in-character, as Mitt mighta said, I love firing people

Reporter asked me if I'm glad Bobby V gone, if in-character, as Mitt mighta said, I love firing people-- John Kerry

Yes -- it IS a sketchy deal.-- John Kerry

4 petes sake/runnin 4 office can't have illegals - oops sorry I was still in-character as Mitt

4 petes sake/runnin 4 office can't have illegals - oops sorry I was still in-character as Mitt-- John Kerry

just received this one – pretty funny! http://t.co/vFIwSRWc

just received this one – pretty funny! http://t.co/vFIwSRWc-- John Kerry

I think POTUS just sank Romney's battleship

I think POTUS just sank Romney's battleship-- John Kerry

Mitt apparently had no binders on foreign policy

Mitt apparently had no binders on foreign policy-- John Kerry

debate was commander in chief vs campaigner in confusion, President O won cc: @stefcutter @davidaxelrod @jrpsaki @BenLaBolt

debate was commander in chief vs campaigner in confusion, President O won cc: @stefcutter @davidaxelrod @jrpsaki @BenLaBolt-- John Kerry

wasn't joking when I said I'd need exorcism post-debate tonight after months playing Mitt Romney cc: @stefcutter http://t.co/vp24O8iK

wasn't joking when I said I'd need exorcism post-debate tonight after months playing Mitt Romney cc: @stefcutter http://t.co/vp24O8iK-- John Kerry

Ruby Cramer is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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