So it turns out we had some readers who thought it was uncool to criticize Tila Tequila for tweeting her grief at the loss of her partner. Anyway, it got me thinking what other famous people might have tweeted in similar circumstances, if Twitter, like the poor, had always been with us.
First up, a slain civil rights hero:
Next, the Passion of the Tweet:
Finally, the obligatory Godwinning of the entire discussion:
Too soon? In the Twitter Era it is probably already too late.