Sid Miller holds the elected office of Agriculture Commissioner in Texas, a job that Rick Perry once had, and he’s spoken at a Donald Trump rally. Which is to say: He’s a figure of some political relevance. He also just tweeted and deleted the following:
— Edgar Walters (@ewaltersTX) November 1, 2016
Miller’s spokesman’s response:
“We’re trying to get to the bottom of it. We think we’ve been hacked,” said Mark Loeffler, communications director for the Texas Department of Agriculture, in an interview with mySA.com.
I can’t say definitively that Miller wasn’t hacked, but here’s a headline about him from 2015:
Update, 6:07 p.m.: The crack Miller communications team has updated its “we think we’ve been hacked” defense to the “we were just retweetin’ stuff on the internet that we hadn’t read, nbd” defense.
New statement from Sid Miller’s office abandons the hack defense: pic.twitter.com/pOGcHGd8lv
— Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) November 1, 2016