Twitter lights up as President mentions Youngstown
President Barack Obama’s mention of Youngstown’s America Makes advanced manufacturing hub in the State of the Union [SOTU] address attracted a lot of attention on Twitter. Here are some of the tweets mentioning the city:
“2 Youngstown #Ohio shoutouts in the #SOTU? Keep ‘em coming!” — Meredith Tucker, a Democratic communications and new media strategist.
“Did the President just shout of #Youngstown!?! Alright! #OHIOProud #SOTU” — Nina Turner, a state senator from Cleveland and Democratic candidate for Ohio secretary of state.
“For those who are counting, that was @BarackObama’s 2nd shoutout to Youngstown in a #SOTU.” — Seth Bringman, a former Gov. Ted Strickland staffer and communications director for Ready for Hillary PAC.
“Pres Obama announces plans to establish 6 more hubs for manufacturing this year aside from Raleigh NC and Youngstown OH.” — Mark Knoller, CBS News White House correspondent.
“Youngstown isn’t just a great Springsteen song — it’s also an intriguing model for the project Obama just described.” — Jonathan Cohn, writer and blogger at The New Republic.
“Guess Youngstown is getting some love from the #POTUS yeah I’m about that 330 life.” — Eryanne Taft of Bowling Green.
“POTUS loves Youngstown!” — Sharon Bueno of Youngstown.
“Youngstown shout out #SOTU.” — Chris Hanna, University of Pittsburgh doctor of physical therapy student.