Mo. Rep. Lacy Clay mistakenly ID’s Nebraska tweeter in Ferguson statement

http://twitter.com/#!/DLoesch/status/498818084430684160

Rep. Lacy Clay, a Democrat representing Missouri’s 1st congressional district, commented early Monday morning about the looting and vandalism in the city of Ferguson that sparked from protests of the police shooting of Michael Brown:

http://twitter.com/#!/LacyClayMO1/status/498725265036423168

Rep. Clay made a mistake in that tweet:

http://twitter.com/#!/jodeenicks/status/498831518606049280

Oops!

According to his Twitter bio, the person Rep. Clay inadvertently said is “much better than this, looting and lawlessness” is a software engineer from Nebraska:

http://twitter.com/#!/ferguson/status/498828704500305920

Looks like Rep. Clay needs a class in Social Media 101.

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Related:

‘And the riots have started’: Protest escalates in Ferguson Mo. [pics, Vine, video]; Updated: Looting, vandalism, violence

‘Breaking Bad style’: Ferguson, Mo., looters load ATM onto truck

Tensions rise in Ferguson, Mo., as angry anti-police protests intensify [Vine video]

‘F*ck the police’: ‘Disturbed’ online protesters want #JusticeForMikeBrown

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/11/i-had-nothing-to-do-with-it-rep-lacy-clay-ids-nebraska-tweeter-in-ferguson-statement/

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