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On Tuesday, while voters across the nation awaited results from the Super Tuesday primaries, there was one person at the United States House of Representatives who was more preoccupied with the question of whether or not Joe Flacco is an elite quarterback.
How do we know this? Because of an automated Twitter account that monitors Wikipedia for edits made from known Congressional IP addresses.
Check it out:
Joe Flacco Wikipedia article edited anonymously from US House of Representatives https://t.co/3rqw42OCu8
— congress-edits (@congressedits) March 1, 2016
That’s right. Somebody used a Congressional computer to edit the Joe Flacco Wikipedia page and indicate that, no, he is not elite.
And you thought Congress never gets anything done.
Here’s a log of the revision:
And here’s what the actual page looked like for a while:
Unfortunately, barring a full-scale Congressional hearing, we’re never going to have any way of knowing who made these edits, which are still taking place.
Here’s the latest edit, which seems to suggest that Flacco is once again an elite quarterback:
Clearly, Wikipedia needs to lock this page.
Hat Tip – [Baltimore Sun]