Meg Whitman Twitter Fail Sends Backers to Odd Video

Typo leads Twitter followers to tutu-wearing bassist
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 20, 2010 2:00 AM CDT
Updated Oct 20, 2010 4:31 AM CDT

(Newser) – A tutu-wearing Japanese man who plays bass guitar in his bedroom has won the break of a lifetime, courtesy of the Meg Whitman campaign. A spokeswoman for the California GOP candidate made a typo when trying to tweet a link to a Whitman endorsement, and sent followers instead to a video of the man playing along to a song by a Japanese girl group, the Los Angeles Times reports. "Oopsie," the spokeswoman said when told of the snafu. Click here for more on the California race and here for more viral videos. (Read more viral video stories.)

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