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The Best & Worst Tweets About Today’s Pussy Riot Verdict

by Hrag Vartanian on August 17, 2012

The Twitterverse is full of opinions and here is just some of the most notable 140 characters or less commentary that appeared on our screens.

From outside the Moscow courthouse:

And is this what the verdict means?

https://twitter.com/DavidAllenGreen/status/236434509304832000

Though on the … er … brighter side …

That really took THAT long?

And the peanut gallery:

Celebrities care! Btw, what color do you think the ribbon will be?

Though maybe not all celebrities care about the right things?

https://twitter.com/NatalyaLobanova/status/236552091777265664

This is your chance …

The White House responded to the Russian verdict and blogger Jörg M. Colberg had this to say:

The Swedish Foreign Minister has a little more to say … though how is the Assange stuff going, Mr. Minister?

And what is Putin scared of?

Then again, maybe the West shouldn’t be soo quick to judge:

Some creative deal making … Pussy Riot for Julian Assange?!

Someone else thinks they should join forces:

And Paul Bassett Davies is obviously an Obama supporter :)

A step up … er, down … for Russia?

And the prize for dumb commentary goes to … (since our right to free speech is about public opinion, right?) …

Thought this response to Bremmer is the winner:

We wonder if this will go anywhere … and it’s from a Moscovite!

And New Yorkers continue to be shocked at NYPD. Ugh.

And in Times Square … a miracle!

And from the time machine, well, sorta …

No comment.

Oh wait, reality check.

And a porn star wades in … ugh:

 

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