Lee Terry Erroneously Courts New Constituency

(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
Posted October 7, 2014 at 11:45am

It would appear that Rep. Lee Terry, if only for a second, was up for making new friends on the World Wide Web.  

As astutely theorized by Omaha-World Herald scribe Matthew Hansen, the Nebraska Republican randomly expressed his gratitude to a well-established gay and lesbian community in the Windy City instead of presumably thanking the youth-oriented outfit he’s championed in the past .  



A simple mistake, no doubt.  

Terry and Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., had, apparently, been in contact with the nonprofit children’s group a day before.  


And Boys Town had been thrilled to have them.  



Oddly enough, there is no trace of Terry’s shout-out to @BoystownTweets anywhere in his feed. It appears to have even escaped the supposedly all-seeing eye of Politwoops.  

Social media stumble or not, Hansen seems to believe opening up new avenues of communication is always a good thing.  



May we suggest DMing until everyone gets the correct Twitter handles down?  

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