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Trump's press secretary thinks his Twitter use as president will be 'really exciting'

You may have heard: President-elect Donald Trump is fond of Twitter. He has taken to the microblogging site to make major announcements, comment on cable news segments, and conduct diplomatic relations. Given that part of Twitter's appeal is short, quick, random bursts of information, it might worry some who think President Trump could, say, start a nuclear war with an ill-advised tweet.

But on Monday, the man tasked with handling Trump's messaging when he assumes the White House next month didn't seem to be too concerned about that. Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in an interview with Rhode Island news channel WPRI that for Trump, the tweeting is going to be a "really exciting part of the job" of being president:

If the White House press secretary isn't concerned about the president-elect's compulsive tweeting, then maybe we're all overreacting. Right?