I know this isn't entirely fair, but I was amused by Politico's homepage yesterday, in which Newt Gingrich's tweets were deemed more important, at least temporarily, than the terror attempt above Detroit:

Top 10 tweets of 2009

A composite image of Chuck Grassley, Newt Gingrich, and Terry Moran.
Chuck Grassley, Newt Gingrich, and Terry Moran make the year's top ten tweets. Close