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Ed Miliband victim of Twitter scam

When Michael Jackson died last year Foreign Secretary David Miliband sent a tweet saying "never has one soared so high and yet dived so low. RIP Michael." This raised eyebrows, and of course it was it was a spoof as he had sent no such message, his account having been hacked. Now his brother Ed, the Energy Secretary, has fallen victim with a message sent on his account which the Daily Mail calls "unusually personal". Liberal Democrat MP Sandra Gidley and political blogger Ian Dale discuss whether political Twitter accounts are more trouble than they're worth.

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