RCMP posts Cookie Monster video to Twitter
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, November 25, 2010 11:02AM PST
VANCOUVER - RCMP want cookie.
It appears someone at the national police force was browsing YouTube and came across a viral video of the Cookie Monster auditioning for Saturday Night Live.
In the playful four-minute video, the popular "Sesame Street" character explains he wants to branch out from his "cookie-eating career" and then performs parody versions of several popular SNL skits.
But when whoever was logged into the RCMP's account clicked the "like" button below the video, it beamed a link to the clip to the force's Twitter account for British Columbia.
Several of the RCMP's 2,700 Twitter followers poked fun at the force, with one suggesting it was evidence of "our tax dollars at work."
Clearly feeling a little crumby, the RCMP then posted an apology, explaining the tweet was a mistake and they were looking into how it happened.