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A slow news day sped up considerably this afternoon when Sarah Palin tweeted the phrase "cackle of rads." Twitter didn't waste a second:

It began here.

Who hijacked term:"feminist"?A cackle of rads who want 2 crucify other women w/whom they disagree on a singular issue; it's ironic (& passé)less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry(r)

Keith Olbermann quickly pointed out a logical fallacy...

The cluelessness of @SarahPalinUSA is astounding, panoramic. W/out "feminists" she'd have virtually none of the freedoms she abuses daily.less than a minute ago via web

...while National Review's Dan Foster retweeted Palin's hypothetical defense

MT @jbarro "Cackle" is a collective noun for hyenas. Do we think @SarahPalinUSA is that clever? // CC: @shspruiellless than a minute ago via web

Gawker's Maureen O'Connor would never give Palin a New York Times column. NEVER.

Jezebel founder Anna Holmes chalked it up to a simple typing error.

Pourmecoffee was moved to poetry.

A cackle of rads / Flies ahead to lead its flock / Get me my shotgun -- @sarahpalinusa #haikuless than a minute ago via web

Delrayser either didn't get the joke, or was making a much drier, much more funny joke. It reads both ways

I'm not alone in thinking that Palin using "cackle" to refer to a group of feminists is a little misogynistic, right?less than a minute ago via web

Slate's Jacob Weisberg gave a little something back

"A cackle of rads" - Is that like an exhortation of larks? Bonus SECOND Palinism of the Day. than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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