The Labour Party has appointed the MP Kerry McCarthy as a "Twitter tsar" with responsibility for encouraging candidates to embrace social networking sites before the General Election.
Eh? Say what?
The MP for Bristol East, who was recently voted most 'influential' MP on Twitter with 1,879 followers, has been named as new media campaign spokesperson.
I've checked folks, it's August 17th, for one awful moment, I thought I fallen asleep and missed the autumn and new year.