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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Marion Barry joins Twitter

Marion Barry: Tweeting (Melina Mara - TWP)
The eagle-eyed bloggers over at DCist spotted the following gem of a new development: Marion Barry’s Twitter feed.

First take: The D.C. Council member for Ward 8 — who most recently made headlines for eyeing his son as his successor — really, really seems to enjoy Caps Lock.

@KwameBrownDC WELL KWAME I LEARNED HOW TO TWEETSun Nov 13 23:53:16 via web

(Update: The Post’s Mike DeBonis confirmed that this is a legitimate Twitter account. “The social media is hot right now,” the 75-year-old said. Get to know the rest of the D.C. council on Twitter here.)

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