"As the finance minister pointed out, we've had a fairly trouble-free 2009. But, we live in the times of terror and increase in defence capital expenditure was mandatory. I feel that besides giving our border and police forces better amenities like guns and bulletproof vests, we must give them better living conditions. These guys are real heroes and their homes and pay packets need to be bettered. It's the least we can do for them. "
Notice two key features of his message :
- The use of the term 'defence capital expenditure'.
- Complete sentences with real words.
Note the salient features. Only four tweets even remotely resemble proper sentences :
- "ishaan to my left"
- "hey man"
- "of course i will"
I suspect that Shahid is an extremely articulate, perceptive and intelligent young man who deliberately recruits half-wit morons to ghost-tweet on his behalf. But I could be wrong.