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Tue Mar 19, 2019, 05:59 PM

Devin Nunes sued a parody account with about 1,000 followers. Here's how many it has now

Call a whaaaa-ambulance!


Devin Nunes sued a parody account with about 1,000 followers. Here’s how many it has now | McClatchy
By Kate Irby
March 19, 2019 02:34 PM


In suing two Twitter parody accounts for defamation, Rep. Devin Nunes amplified their audiences.

One of the accounts, known as Devin Nunes’ Cow, saw its followers on Twitter swell from just over a thousand to more than 135,000 in less than a day after the Republican congressman from Tulare announced his lawsuit on Fox News.

The anonymous writer behind the account continued to taunt the congressman. In one post, the author wrote, “Do process servers visit dairies, or will it come in the mail?”

Nunes filed his lawsuit in Henrico County, Virginia early Tuesday. He’s seeking more than $250 million from Twitter, a political strategist who is critical of Nunes on Twitter and the anonymous users behind the parody accounts, arguing the tweets damaged his reputation and were responsible for his narrower-than-usual win of his congressional seat in 2018.


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Reply Devin Nunes sued a parody account with about 1,000 followers. Here's how many it has now (Original post)
babylonsister Mar 2019 OP
awesomerwb1 Mar 2019 #1
riversedge Mar 2019 #2
hatrack Mar 2019 #6
chia Mar 2019 #40
lagomorph777 Mar 2019 #54
HubertHeaver Mar 2019 #60
happybird Mar 2019 #3
RockRaven Mar 2019 #4
edbermac Mar 2019 #5
BobTheSubgenius Mar 2019 #20
tblue37 Mar 2019 #38
smirkymonkey Mar 2019 #7
CDerekGo Mar 2019 #8
CaptainTruth Mar 2019 #9
Demovictory9 Mar 2019 #41
Initech Mar 2019 #10
rpannier Mar 2019 #32
handmade34 Mar 2019 #11
ffr Mar 2019 #14
mbusby Mar 2019 #12
ck4829 Mar 2019 #15
Thekaspervote Mar 2019 #13
handmade34 Mar 2019 #16
DarleenMB Mar 2019 #17
Blue_true Mar 2019 #18
Xipe Totec Mar 2019 #61
Blue_true Mar 2019 #64
George II Mar 2019 #19
avebury Mar 2019 #21
handmade34 Mar 2019 #36
hatrack Mar 2019 #39
Pacifist Patriot Mar 2019 #46
AdamGG Mar 2019 #22
Hokie Mar 2019 #27
robbob Mar 2019 #50
Hokie Mar 2019 #55
robbob Mar 2019 #56
Fritz67 Mar 2019 #23
babylonsister Mar 2019 #24
Fritz67 Mar 2019 #34
rainin Mar 2019 #25
Hokie Mar 2019 #26
Ilsa Mar 2019 #29
Demovictory9 Mar 2019 #43
rainin Mar 2019 #48
Mike Nelson Mar 2019 #28
rpannier Mar 2019 #30
shenmue Mar 2019 #31
Ponietz Mar 2019 #33
avebury Mar 2019 #35
sellitman Mar 2019 #37
Demovictory9 Mar 2019 #42
barbtries Mar 2019 #44
nolabear Mar 2019 #45
demmiblue Mar 2019 #47
NewJeffCT Mar 2019 #49
underpants Mar 2019 #51
TEB Mar 2019 #52
MontanaMama Mar 2019 #53
appleannie1943 Mar 2019 #57
tclambert Mar 2019 #58
Yonnie3 Mar 2019 #59
GoCubsGo Mar 2019 #62
Demovictory9 Mar 2019 #67
MsUnderstood Mar 2019 #63
BlueFlorida Mar 2019 #65
miyazaki Mar 2019 #66

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:02 PM

1. Over 160 thousand followers now

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Response to awesomerwb1 (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:07 PM

2. I had followed the cow account for a while. many posts are a good laugh.

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Response to awesomerwb1 (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:25 PM

6. Now up to 167,000 in, what, 20 minutes?

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Response to awesomerwb1 (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 12:26 AM

40. I followed Devin Nunes' Cow when the numbers were around 35K - highlight of my day,

thinking about what this is doing to Nunes' head.

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Response to chia (Reply #40)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:47 AM

54. Another great idea for an account name: "Devil Nunes' Head"

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Response to chia (Reply #40)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 01:36 PM

60. as of 12:35 CDT, 413,000 followers

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:11 PM

3. Now who could have predicted that

besides everyone except for Nunes, apparently.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:18 PM

4. There is also more publicity for or new creations of "NunesDad" and "DevinNunesCock"

amongst others...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:24 PM

5. He obviously didn't know about the law of unintended consequences.

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Response to edbermac (Reply #5)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:36 PM

20. Look at his fake news leak fiasco.

He probably STILL doesn't understand the concept of unintended consequences.

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Response to edbermac (Reply #5)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 10:10 PM

38. Or the Streisand Effect.nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:29 PM

7. Just followed.

Up to 168k.

Sucks to be you, Devin!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:34 PM

8. be sure to follow Mom_Nunes as well

Or at least that's what it was 5 minutes ago

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:44 PM

9. 171k followers now!

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Response to CaptainTruth (Reply #9)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 12:55 AM

41. 275k

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 06:50 PM

10. I would be willing to bet $100 right now that John Oliver owns that account.

That sounds like something he would do.

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Response to Initech (Reply #10)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:50 PM

32. Whether he does or doesn't

You can be certain he will encourage all of us NOT to follow DevinCow... over and over again, he will encourage us not follow DevinCow. Because following DevinCow would be wrong. I went past a farm today and wondered how many Devincows were named Devincow in that field.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:06 PM

11. 176,000

need 400,000




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Response to handmade34 (Reply #11)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:17 PM

14. 10 minutes, 3,000 more.

Won't take long for it to get there.

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Response to mbusby (Reply #12)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:19 PM

15. Kevin Kruse thinks it should just be renamed the Nunes effect at this point

I think the professor might be onto something there.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:16 PM

13. Sues for defamation but supports the biggest liar and defamer ever. Nunes you are morally bankrupt

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #13)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:23 PM

16. yes

we should sue twitter for allowing trump to use it

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:24 PM

17. This is how the GOP

defines pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. LOL

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:30 PM

18. Don't laugh.

Save your vocal cords. You may get to stand on a Washington street and laugh that fool out of town.

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Response to Blue_true (Reply #18)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 01:42 PM

61. We could hand out Laughing Cow cheese wedges at his going away. nt

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Response to Xipe Totec (Reply #61)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 05:52 PM

64. Wearing milkcow suits. Of course that idiot doesn't know what a milkcow looks like. nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:34 PM

19. Over 180,000 - I've been following the bovine for a while now.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:53 PM

21. How many followers does

Nunes have? Devin Nunes’ Cow is trying to get more follower than Nunes.

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Response to avebury (Reply #21)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 09:22 PM

36. cow has 215

nunes has 325... go cow, go!!

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Response to handmade34 (Reply #36)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 10:45 PM

39. 9:44 Central Daylight Time . . .. .

NunesCow @ 241K!!!

MOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Response to avebury (Reply #21)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 08:23 AM

46. As of 8:22 am, the Cow has 325,909 and DN has 393,815...

I'm thinking the cow could lap him today.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:04 PM

22. Nunes narrower than usual win in 2018 was due to cow parody account - YEAH, THAT'S THE TICKET

It has nothing to do with how he behaved in Congress, it was all about that Twitter cow account!

The party of personal responsibility.....

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Response to AdamGG (Reply #22)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:45 PM

27. Parody account with fewer than 1000 followerers at the time

Now it just topped 200k. Whey to go Devin!

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Response to Hokie (Reply #27)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:39 AM

50. Was that a typo or a cheesy pun?

And curd you please stop? 😁

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Response to robbob (Reply #50)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:53 AM

55. Cheesy dairy puns are now a cottage industry ;)

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Response to Hokie (Reply #55)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:59 AM

56. That's a gouda one!

Apologies to Chico Marx...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:05 PM

23. It gets better!

Just last year, Nunes sponsored the Discouraging Frivolous Lawsuits Act.

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Response to Fritz67 (Reply #23)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:08 PM

24. Bwhahaha! Nice catch!! nt

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #24)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 09:04 PM

34. I thought so too.

As the link shows, it was Mark Sumner on Daily Kos who noticed that.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:35 PM

25. 200,000 hahahahahahaha

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Response to rainin (Reply #25)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:43 PM

26. Just followed the bovine NT

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Response to rainin (Reply #25)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:45 PM

29. And growing. I Followed

Devin's Cow today.

Republicans have no sense of humor!

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Response to rainin (Reply #25)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 12:59 AM

43. devinnunesskin needs more follows too

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Response to Demovictory9 (Reply #43)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 09:24 AM

48. Hilarious!!! I followed. 20K followers. Thanks!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:45 PM

28. +1

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:46 PM

30. I don't twit

But if I did, 'David Nunes Cow' would be one I would follow

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:49 PM

31. Moo

Moo

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:53 PM

33. I follow Devin Nunes' Mom's Mom's Douchebag

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 09:05 PM

35. I love this tweet:

Who is going to play Devin Nunes’ cow on SNL?


It has to be Kate McKinnon!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 10:10 PM

37. Followed

That's funny stuff.

Devin's super power is his stupidity.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 12:56 AM

42. lol

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 01:44 AM

44. i follow his mom.

Chris Hayes I think it was, interviewed the cow person. she said twice that she is a libertarian republican.
Liz Mayer is her name and Hayes introduced her as a republican strategist. i can't find it on youtube but it's on msnbc.com

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 01:55 AM

45. Trending now: #BeButter...😂

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 08:42 AM

47. 335,000!

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #47)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 09:34 AM

49. 350K now

including me

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:40 AM

51. Henrico? I've lost track what the cow is about.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:42 AM

52. I support the cow

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 10:45 AM

53. Poor Devin.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 12:36 PM

57. He was cloned from trump's bottom cheek.

Neither one of them take responsibility for their own unpopularity and only know how to whine like a 4 year old.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 12:54 PM

58. As of now, Devin Nunes at 395K followers, Devin's Cow at 399K followers!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 12:57 PM

59. The cow now has 400k followers

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 01:45 PM

62. Now up to 417K...

On edit: They picked up another 3000 followers in the past 5 minutes.

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #62)

Thu Mar 21, 2019, 01:05 AM

67. Wow

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 02:58 PM

63. I just joined the bovine resistiance

I logged into my never used twitter account and followed the cow! (also I live in nunes' district and I hate that he was re-elected).

Also there are some great tweets shown in the lawsuit he filed (along with a lot of whining by nunes--suck it up congress boy!!).

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/19/politics/nunes-defamation-lawsuit/index.html

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 05:59 PM

65. The law of unintended consequences

 

Devin Nunes will always remain an idiot.

Any person familiar with social media knows how things go viral.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2019, 06:03 PM

66. how idiot nunes has even ten followers... nt

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