In honor of Twitter’s 10th birthday Monday, Arizona Sen. John McCain took us on a trip down memory lane of his life.
The Republican posted images throughout his life with “tweets” that he would have posted at the time. He starts with a video to Twitter saying "Happy 10th Birthday" and showing off his 2 million followers.
September 1957: "Another day, another demerit @NavalAcademy #Class58" #LoveTwitter pic.twitter.com/qs9dvnzX6o — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) March 21, 2016Then he jumps to October 1967, taking off of a historic Essex-class aircraft carrier.
January 1977: "Loving ABBA's new song 'Take a Chance on Me' #ABBAforever" #LoveTwitter pic.twitter.com/06K32i5TUY — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) March 21, 2016A photograph of him in January 1968 shows his 72nd day as a prisoner of war: "Day 72 in the Hanoi Hilton #WorstHotelEver " #LoveTwitter pic.twitter.com/w4CKU52XUK
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) March 21, 2016He then showed a photograph of meeting President Ronald Reagan in July 1986.
July 1986: "Honored to meet @ronaldreagan40 today - thank you for your support of #POWs" #LoveTwitter pic.twitter.com/oyGlai9pLj — John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) March 21, 2016Jump ahead to February 2000 to his New Hampshire victory on the presidential campaign trail during his first run for the top job. As a primary challenger to then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush, McCain won the state. on your iPhone.