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Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.

Don't know why we treat S&P and Moody's like a 4th branch of government when they're the Wall Street equivalent of the LA Clippers.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

It hasn't been a good two weeks for ratings agencies on Twitter, but this was the first time we remember the woeful Los Angeles Clippers being invoked as a point of comparison. And frankly, it was about time.

It almost smells too much like bacon here.less than a minute ago via Seesmic twhirl Favorite Retweet Reply

File under: things that wouldn't have been tweeted six months ago, back when the bacon trend was going strong and everyone weighed ten pounds more than they do today. It was a different time. A happier time. A wheezier time.

This Rupert Murdoch protest puppet looks a lot like Lyndon Johnson. Discuss: than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

No. The puppet looks like noted character actor Victor Garber. A little older, perhaps, and with a few more strings and rods sticking out of his back, but it's still Victor Garber.

James Taylor Is Not The Whitest Guy You Know via @nprmusicless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

That's only because we were never properly introduced.

Gadgetwise: The Ultimate Nerd Apparel: iCufflinks than a minute ago via The New York Times Favorite Retweet Reply

Nerd apparel comes and goes with the season. When was the last time you wore your hands-free cummerbund? You watch: next year the big thing is going to be cloud pocket watches.


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