Must-see morning clip: Stephen Colbert gets Bill Clinton on Twitter

The former president avoids tweeting because "I'm insecure."

By Prachi Gupta
Published April 9, 2013 1:12PM (EDT)

"I'm insecure. What if you tweet, and nobody tweets back?" asked former president Bill Clinton on a special episode of "The Colbert Report" last night. "There's nothing worse than a friendless tweeter wandering around in cyberspace."

Colbert then created a Twitter account for Clinton with the handle PrezBillyJeff, and the two constructed his first tweet:

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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