Madeleine Albright, Conan O’Brien Trade Twitter Jabs

Madeleine Albright mocked Conan O'Brien on Twitter.

On 23 October 2014, late-night comedian Conan O’Brien tweeted a quip that mentioned former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright:

The one-liner wasn’t unusual in respect to O’Brien’s general Twitter fare. But the tweet became news when Albright poked back with a joke of her own:

O’Brien took Albright’s gentle ribbing in stride, and replied:

Albright was not finished with O’Brien and added:

The comic and the diplomat also shared the following exchange:

Under President Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright was the first female to serve in the position of Secretary of State.

Last updated:   24 October 2014