It seemed to be going so well, that exercise in democratic Tweeting that Sweden so optimistically dived into this month.
In case you missed it, the idea was to allow a different Swede citizen to helm the country’s official Twitter account each week, in a government effort to showcase the diversity of Sweden’s citizenry.
You have to imagine that any bureaucrat worth their salt who would approve of such a risky experiment would have a contingency plan for when that experiment inevitably went off the rails.
Like it did this week.
Here’s one solution — hand the reins over to Stephen Colbert.
This article was originally published on TurnstyleNews.com on June 13, 2012.