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21 Politicians Staring Awkwardly At Computers

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Posted on June 10, 2014, at 4:42 p.m. ET

Politicians, and their communications teams, run a perpetual, frantic race to look connected and tech savvy.

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This campaign inexplicably includes a photo of the politician staring deeply into a computer.

I'll be taking the next 15 mins for #ConstitutionDay Q&A – reply now w/ questions & I'll get to as many as I can!

Senator Ted Cruz@SenTedCruz

I'll be taking the next 15 mins for #ConstitutionDay Q&A – reply now w/ questions & I'll get to as many as I can!

10:39 AM - 17 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

1. It's just... some politicians are not that good at looking at computers.

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3. "Join me on the Facebook."

4. "Where does the fax come out?"

5. "What is this fresh hell?"

6. "Almost got it..."

7. "Here is how you turn this demonry off."

8. Much better.

Just had a meeting with Rep. Sensenbrenner. He was typing a letter. This is how he does it. Seriously.

Paul Ryan@PRyan

Just had a meeting with Rep. Sensenbrenner. He was typing a letter. This is how he does it. Seriously.

6:43 PM - 09 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. Hard at work.

10. Joe Kennedy, tech support.

11. Tim Scott used books to get his computer at staring level...

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...but he has now upgraded.

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12. "Let me show you some black and white charts."

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14. Mike Crapo has tissues ready in case this gets emotional.

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15. "WOW. THE FUTURE IS HERE."

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17. Some very serious computing from Booker and Gillibrand.

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"That was some intense computer back there."

18. "Guys, this is fun!"

Thanks to @StewardSchool and @StCatherinesRVA students for your questions during our Google Hangout today!

Eric Cantor@GOPLeader

Thanks to @StewardSchool and @StCatherinesRVA students for your questions during our Google Hangout today!

5:02 PM - 29 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. Computer. Computer. Computer.

Computer. Computer.

20. "Obamacare sucked enough already and now I have to computer to get it."

21. "That was awkward."

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