Known and Unknown Tweets

Steve Henn Oct 20, 2010

The former defense secretary once said “I don’t do quagmires,” but he does do Twitter. Beginning this morning you too can follow him @RumsfeldOffice. In just under 12 hours online, the account has gathered almost 1000 followers.

His foray into micro-blogging may be the first battle in the war to re-make his image. His book Known and Unknown comes out in January. He’s also launched a Facebook page. Hat-tip Wired’s Danger Room.

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