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Hillary tells the Donald to delete his Twitter account

Technically Incorrect: In what is now said to be her most popular tweet ever, the presumptive Democratic candidate tries to hit Trump where it hurts. On Twitter.

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.


Simple and to the point.

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This may be the first-ever election that's contested entirely on Twitter.

Oh, the candidates might do TV interviews, but that's all prepared and rehearsed.

What happens on Twitter happens immediately.

And that's how someone on presumptive Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's team reacted after observing a tweet from Donald Trump.

Responding to President Obama's endorsement of his former secretary of state, Trump tweeted: "Obama just endorsed Crooked Hillary. He wants four more years of Obama -- but nobody else does!"

What was the Clinton team to do? Issue a policy statement, perhaps? Or a treatise detailing the subtle differences between herself and the president?

Twitter isn't good for anything that involved.

It is, however, good for this: "Delete your account."

The Trump campaign didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. But there's little evidence he's going to heed the request; his account is still active.

Clinton's idea isn't original.

It was the great TV orator and philosopher Bill O'Reilly who first suggested to Trump that he stop tweeting.

The presumptive Republican candidate didn't take O'Reilly's suggestion, either.

This, though, may simply be the first foray into a monstrously loud campaign of Twitter insults.

Indeed, Clinton social media director Alex Wall tweeted that the delete tweet was the most retweeted tweet of Hillary's campaign.

Democrats increasingly seem to realize Trump's self-proclaimed thick skin is paper thin.

Insulting him may be better than debating him.

And where better to insult anyone than Twitter?