The University of Iowa says it’s sorry that someone tweeted from its account a lame joke about Congresswoman Michele Bachmann being a cougar, AP says.
Apparently a mountain lion was spotted in Iowa City, and a tweet went out from the school saying:
“I didn’t know Bachmann was in town. Bah-dum-bum.”
The story notes that a cougar is a term for older women who seek out younger men.
An apology was later tweeted, and the university says it is investigating and will take steps to address the situation.
Gotta love the Bachmann camp’s response: She’s grateful that they didn’t refer to her as “The Old Lady in the Shoe.”