Matt Cain's Perfect Game: Gavin Newsom's Tweet Might Have Lost Him the L.A. Vote

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Like with every big happening in the world these days, Matt Cain's perfect game — the first in Giants history — sent Twitter into an immediate, topic-saturating flutter. The magnitude of which we haven't seen since … Manny Pacquiao dominated got screwed by corrupt/blind judges against Tim Bradley on Saturday.

Of course it wouldn't be a true Tweevent without participation from Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom himself — the man named “America's Most Social Mayor” in 2010 —  who, in his last year as San Francisco's mayor, had more Twitter followers (1.4 million) than even Newark's Cory Booker (1.1 million). The New York Times dubbed him “the Twitter Prince” before gushing, “If only the Twitterverse had polling places. Forget this lieutenant governor business — @gavinnewsom could run for president.”
So at 10:17 p.m. yesterday, several minutes after Joaquin Arias zipped that sweet final out to Brandon Belt, @gavinnewsom tweeted: “No matter who your team is, all CA celebrating #MattCain tonite! First perfecto in #Giants history!”
Apparently, the lite gov doesn't know any Dodger fans.

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