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'Pantsuit aficionado' Hillary Clinton enters Twitter fray

Published on Jun 11, 2013 6:22 AM
 
In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton works from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. Hillary Clinton made a lighthearted Twitter debut on Monday, poking fun at her own image and fueling speculation about what the future holds for the former secretary of state. -- PHOTO: AP

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Hillary Clinton made a lighthearted Twitter debut on Monday, poking fun at her own image and fueling speculation about what the future holds for the former secretary of state.

The @HillaryClinton account was verified by Twitter within hours of coming online, and the potential future presidential candidate quickly gained more than 100,000 followers.

But, like much of what she has done in recent months, Mrs Clinton's profile summary tantalisingly left open her future plans. The brief profile with which Twitter users introduce themselves noted Mrs Clinton's former roles, as wife of former state governor and president Bill Clinton, as First Lady of Arkansas and of the United States.

But she also had fun with her public image, dubbing herself a "hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker" and ending with a wink at her presumed presidential ambitions: "TBD" - to be determined.

 
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