Operating a bare-bones account, the user's limited activity revealed only an interest in politics - namely, supporting US Senator Mitt Romney.
When 'Pierre Delecto' started trending on social media, people were understandably confused. Then the senator confessed.
The senator declined to name the account, noting only that he was "following 668 people," listing journalists, late-night comedians and athletes, Coppins reported.
Then, as Feinberg looked through Critchlow's followers for users who "appeared to make an effort to conceal their real identities," one caught her attention: Pierre Delecto.
. The account was created in July 2011, shortly after Romney announced he was going to run for president,
Another clue was Delecto's Twitter activity. In the past eight years, Delecto has liked 257 tweets and only tweeted 10 times, all of which were replies to other Twitter users. According to
Screen shots from the account show Delecto liking tweets that praised Romney's criticism of Trump's Syria decision. Delecto also liked tweets denouncing Trump, including one that read, "If this is a stable genius, I would hate to see what an unstable idiot would do," and another criticising the President for playing golf amid the Syria crisis.
The account's most recent tweet, dated Saturday, appeared to be a tongue-in-cheek response to conservative radio host and blogger Erick Erickson applauding Romney for taking a public stand against Trump.
As some praised Romney for the name, describing it as "exquisite" and "objectively terrific," others were reminded of equally distinctive pseudonyms used by public figures in the past.
Some pointed out that this also isn't the first time Romney has adopted a false identity. In 2012, the
It remains unclear exactly how Romney decided on "Pierre Delecto," but that didn't stop eager Twitter sleuths from trying to figure it out.Read more: The Sydney Morning Herald
Wales rallies to beat 14-man France, South Africa ends Japan's dream runThe Welsh advanced to the semi-finals for just the third time and will meet South Africa — a 26-3 winner against Japan in Tokyo hours later — in Yokohama on Sunday. What is this all about, from BabraStreisand's Twitter Feed ? please explain ?.
'You're not Clark Kent': Barnaby Joyce says press freedom campaign hypocriticalA coordinated push by the nation's biggest media companies to have Parliament enshrine press freedom and protect whistleblowers launched on Sunday night. Joyce should be ashamed ,the Parlimentry press kept his womanising out of the headlines for months and months ,when the australian public should have been told about it but no it might have damaged his standing in the public eyes before the election. Mr Barnaby_Joyce says 'you're not Clark Kent' to the media; according to MaxKoslowski. 🗞️ 🇦🇺 Thats ok Barnaby, you're not a real politician. AusPol 📰 📲 the Nats have got the worst skeletons under d closet so they r against media freedom They r against ICAC The political lives depend on pork barreling n allocating slush funds Now $13k free drought cash on top od special dole
Accused Claremont killer admits to sex attacksAccused Claremont killer Bradley Robert Edwards has pleaded guilty to five of eight charges against him relating to sex attacks on two women. 9News CSK forum member “BEnJones84”. Last seen online 2 days before an arrest. “BE” claimed CSK was a Zodiac copycat. With military experience. Accurate regarding geographic location. Other similar claims. Multiple predators operating around Claremont at the time. In groups.
As Cheika era ends, overseas rugby figures slam his 'selfish' approachOverseas rugby union figures deliver their verdict on Michael Cheika's run and pass at all costs plan for the Wallabies against England — and it isn't pretty for the departing coach. it was RA that sacked Falou not Cheika
Released murderer withdrawn as witness in NCA bombing caseA recently released rapist and murderer was among a conga line of people who offered to testify for the prosecution in another long-running murder case, a court hears.
South African power ends Japan's fairytale runHosts Japan's winning run at the rugby World Cup came to an end when they slid to a 26-3 quarter-finals defeat to the Springboks. Now the WC starts. In the end a very predictable final 4. Could just picked NZ, SAF and england from the start and then made Wales and Ireland playoff for the final spot. Could have spared us a heap of sh*tty, lopsided games.