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The best political tweets by Jose Canseco
"Mr. Obama and Mr. Boehner I am available if you need me and can help"
Jose Conseco, six years before following his true calling as a political social media star.
Jose Conseco, six years before following his true calling as a political social media star. Christian Petersen/Getty Images
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ose Canseco, the former Major League Baseball player, is probably most famous for freely admitting to using a lot of performance-enhancing drugs, which in the age of Lance Armstrong almost seems like an act of courage. But he has also established himself as one of the more entertaining spectacles on Twitter, spitting out a stream of bizarre koans that sometimes rise to the level of surrealist art. (e.g., "al gore was a head of his time. i miss him rest in peace buddy hug for u") He has recently focused his attention on politics, offering up commentary that somehow manages to both confuse and inspire. Here, a sampling of Canseco's best political tweets, which sometimes carry the Obama-inspired hashtag #yeswecanseco:

On partisan gridlock:

On his political ambitions:

On the policies:

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