George H.W. Bush Joins Twitter

Bush Sr. tweeted for the first time Tuesday

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In a Tuesday, June 12, 2012 file photo, former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara arrive for the premiere of HBO's documentary on his life in Kennebunkport, Maine.

President George H.W. Bush joined the Twitterverse Tuesday with the handle @GeorgeHWBush. Former President Bill Clinton joined the online messaging service earlier this year after being urged to do so by  comedian Stephen Colbert. Bush Senior’s son, George W. Bush, has yet to join, however.

Hopefully this means that we’ll soon see some Twitter pics of the 41st president’s awesome socks.

Here is Bush Senior’s first tweet: