17/10/2013 13:22 BST

Washington Post Is The Best At Dealing With Twitter Trolls

The Washington Post just taught long-suffering social media managers everywhere how to deal with inane questions from Twitter trolls...

Tensions certainly were running high in the hours preceding the budget deal to prevent the US breaching the debt ceiling, and no-one was feeling more enraged by Tim Sloan.

Ted Cruz, the spokesman for a small group of Tea Party-backed politicians who urged no compromise over Obamacare, and called on Republicans to let the United States default on its debts, "wipes his ass" on the paper, according to a furious Sloan.


What happened next was a masterclass in social engagement...

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