Twitter is going crazy with Larry Summers Fed buzz

Larry Summers
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Larry Summers

Social networking site Twitter went abuzz Friday with chatter that the improbable campaign to get Larry Summers named the next Federal Reserve chairman may well be succeeding.

There was this tweet from CNBC's John Harwood, the first to report the story.

and that generated some fiery responses:

The news soon spread.

Indeed, the vitriol was in rich supply

and this...

By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him @JeffCoxCNBCcom on Twitter.