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"Vacationing Brian Williams credited with bringing down the runaway Army Blimp": A big, goofy #blimp went rogue, and Twitter went wild

20,000 people have reportedly lost power, but plenty of folks still found a way to Tweet

Brendan Gauthier
October 29, 2015 1:34AM (UTC)

As the hunt for a rogue JLENS blimp over Pennsylvania played out, — CNN reports the runaway aircraft just landed in Montour County, PA — those with still-standing power lines took to Twitter to pluck the low-hanging fruit:

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Even Sen. McCain couldn't resist:

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The blimp now has a fake Twitter account -- Not to be confused with its real Twitter account, that I can't imagine anyone followed before this afternoon.

Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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