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The RNC purchased another trending topic on Twitter tonight. You'd think they'd have learned last week that you can't control what people do with the #hashtag you promote.

This is literally the most recent page of responses on my Twitter when I choose "All." I have not removed any "No" responses:

@lenojames
If Bush left us with such great gas prices, WHY WASN'T HE AT THE #RNC??? #AreYouBetterOff
@simplydsnider
Jimmy Carter's DNC video > #areyoubetteroff Yes we are! Letssss goooo!
@meghan424
#AreYouBetterOff. #YesWeAre
@brianw117
#AreYouBetterOff Of course! The economy is not collapsing (how soon the @GOP forget!) and the stock market is up 100%! @GM workers agree!
@Fair_Tax
#maddow - #areyoubetteroff NO
@CCKnit
#AreYouBetterOff - YES!! Iraq War -Over, Wall Street Collapse-Improving, Mortgage Crisis-Better, Jobs-Better, Health Care- Better
@tejida
#AreYouBetterOff No one has lied to get us into a costly(human & monetary) war.
@snon18
yes #AreYouBetterOff
@chardowee
Way better off! Ppl started buying from my company again. 2 yr positive comp sales = job security and more $$. #AreYouBetterOff
@PolliticsToday
#AreYouBetterOff yes, my President can spell. #DNC
@TopherCarlton
Yes, without a doubt. #AreYouBetterOff
@Tomboulides
Carter endorsing Obama at the #DNC right now. Still to come: Enron will give a speech endorsing MySpace. #AreYouBetterOff
@GooberSnattch
#AreYouBetterOff Yes I am @MittRomney. Y u mad tho?
@iPhlySolo
#AreYouBetterOff YES!
@StPatrick33
#areyoubetteroff #fuckya #GOParecowards
@mtnester
#AreYouBetterOff Hell yes, 4 years ago W was prez, Lehman hours away from blowup, GM going belly up & BinLaden watching porn in Pakistan
@joeboston221
#areyoubetteroff YES because I have 4 babies by 4 mamas and YOU taxpayers are footing their bills. AND I get unemployment!
@GOPJason
What a motivating speech by Jimmy Carter.. #MalaiseSquared #AreYouBetterOff #ObamaIsntWorking
@bekita34
#AreYouBetterOff yes I am!!!
@sspacecakess
it's not what happened, it's about #areyoubetteroff

Next I checked "Top Tweets" (my personal favorite is "#AreYouBetterOff No. Signed, Osama Bin Laden.")  Notice how many of them are @GOP trying desperately to get people to play with their ball the right way:

@Ziggy_Daddy
Instead of asking #AreYouBetterOff?, voters should be asking: "What have #Republicans done in the last 4yrs to deserve the White House?"
@GregMitch
Ha: GOP launches #AreYouBetterOff hashtag, gets flooded with "Yes" responses. See some: http://bit.ly/...
@Reince
WOW. #DNC2012 opens with- "Government is the only thing that we all belong to”. #AreYouBetterOff
@4More
Taxes are the lowest in 60 years and spending is down .9% of GDP under Obama. Republicans hate these facts. Remind them. #AreYouBetterOff
@chrisrockoz
4 yrs ago we were losing 800k jobs a month, spent billions invading afg & iraq, for a guy living in pakistan #AreYouBetterOff Not a debate!
@chrisrockoz
Guy that looks like a Ken doll worth $500 million running for President & Clint Eastwood is talking to an invisible chair #AreYouBetterOff
@GOP
Americans aren’t better off: We can do better than this- #AreYouBetterOff #ObamaIsntworking http://pic.twitter.com/...
@LOLGOP
#AreYouBetterOff not knowing if the GOP's nominee for president actually pays his taxes?

@TeaPartyCat
#AreYouBetterOff than you were four years ago? If not, then we should try taking rights away from women and gays and see if that helps.

@4More
Four years ago, young people weren't allow to remain on their parents health insurance after college. #AreYouBetterOff? Yes. Unequivocally.
@4More
When Republicans ask #AreYouBetterOff they aren't COMPARING to when Obama took office. Funny. http://pic.twitter.com/...
@TeaPartyCat
#AreYouBetterOff than you were four years ago? It's hard to see how you could be with the stock market only up 5000 points.
@LOLGOP
#AreYouBetterOff now than you were four Paul Ryan lies ago?
@TroubledItalian
#AreYouBetterOff being Italian? YES!
@TheDailyEdge
#AreYouBetterOff If your child is one of 17 million w/a pre-existing condition that could have bankrupted you, YES! http://blogs.suntimes.com/...
@LOLGOP
#AreYouBetterOff now that the GOP wasted money on a hashtag we can easily use to make the case for the President? http://www.nationalmemo.com/...
@LOLGOP
#AreYouBetterOff now that bin Laden is dead and GM isn't? #pureBiden
@andreamsaul
.@RyanGOP, doubt '08 Obama voters thought voting "hope & change" was actually a vote for "incomplete" #AreYouBetterOff
@RomneyCentral
It's cute that Obama gave himself an #Incomplete grade, but we the American people give him a big fat 'F' for failure. #AreYouBetterOff?
@DoctorNas
We all #AreYouBetterOff with Obama in the White House. #Obama2012
@MarlowesFaustus
“More jobs were created in the private sector last year than all 8 years of George W. Bush” http://www.classwarfareexists.com/... #AreYouBetterOff Hell Yes!
@RomneyResponse
CBS: "Ryan attacks Obama over 'incomplete' grade on economy" http://cbsn.ws/... #AreYouBetterOff #tcot
@andreamsaul
.@BarackObama admits he hasn’t gotten the job done http://mi.tt/... #Incomplete #AreYouBetterOff
@CaptainPajamas
#AreYouBetterOff Yes. It's like republicans have amnesia of how we got into this mess in the first place.
@GOP
Good morning #DNC2012! Hill Poll: Voters say second term undeserved, country is worse off- http://bit.ly/... #AreYouBetterOff
@Nick_Fotis
I don't understand how removing human rights from women and those below the poverty line will make us better off in 4 #AreYouBetterOff
@McHugh
Funny to read through the #AreYouBetterOff tweets. RNC promoted it, but it looks like democrats are the ones responding (with a #yes)
@iKim22
On inauguration day, 2009, the av. gallon of gasoline was $1.84. #AreYouBetterOff
@GOP
Daily reminder that unemployment has been above 8% for a record 42 straight months. #AreYouBetterOff #ObamaIsntWorking
@Path2Enlighten
#AreYouBetterOff No. Signed, Osama Bin Laden.
@4More
#AreYouBetterOff going back to the policies that caused the recession? No. What would Mitt Romney do differently than George Bush? Nothing.
@4More
The @GOP is going full out in pretending to "forget" they caused a recession. America Remembers How We Got Here. #AreYouBetterOff
@GOP
Since Obama Took Office, The Number Of Americans Receiving Food Stamps Has Increased From 31.9M To 46.5M – A 45% increase. #AreYouBetterOff
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