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Fail of the Week (so far): Federal Student Aid TRIED IT

I keep trying to tell these people that I am available to manage their social media accounts.  It’s clear that they aren’t doing so well in that department.  Anyway, so the Federal Student Aid Twitter account thought that this was a good idea.

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And I’m just like….

No. No no no no no.

Do you understand how stupid this is?

OF COURSE the tweet has since been removed because they received reactions like:

The apology…..

Now.  I’m not all “BURN THEM AT THE STAKE” about this.  I’m really not.  But, I believe it was really really really stupid.  Mainly because it has so much potential to be taken offensively.  Also, because of the discussion about student loans/cost of college/education in general?  This shows that they are completely out of touch.  Yes, it was one person who did this, but they are representing, and are tweeting from, a federal agency.

It’s stupid.

And why does a federal agency feel the need to be funny in the first place?  Yeah.  It just wasn’t a good move. SMH

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