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Colbert Tweets Like 'Cyber Punk' Chuck Grassley


Intrigued, Colbert pored over Grassley's entire feed, finding such gems and "P" and "3." "This isn't just tweeting," Colbert said. "This is avant-garde, stream of consciousness poetry."

So Colbert tried a Grassley-esque tweet of his own: "i m so xitEd 2 twt l1ke mY hero gr asslee u ess A!!! you ez Ey!! #IGotTheTweetsLikeGrassley."

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