The Twitterati Are Left Crying in Istanbul

Anyone have a handkerchief? What? Oh, nothing in particular — just the tearjerking phenomenon of seemingly intelligent people like Jake Tapper, Rachel Sklar, and Paul Carr spending so much time sharing so little on Twitter:

The Twitterati Are Left Crying in Istanbul

Foul-mouthed, abusive, self-loathing Guardian gadfly Paul Carr made a joke as outdated as Wired editor Chris Anderson's economic theories.

The Twitterati Are Left Crying in Istanbul

Allegedly reformed White House press-corps lothario Jake Tapper reported on others' sleeping arrangements.

The Twitterati Are Left Crying in Istanbul

Jossip blogger Drew Grant took the Kal Penn news particularly hard.

The Twitterati Are Left Crying in Istanbul

Chicago Tribune food writer Monica Eng took her job a bit too seriously.

The Twitterati Are Left Crying in Istanbul

Rachel Sklar of Abrams Research hosted Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera on a trip east.

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