Trevor Mallard repeatedly told his caucus that Labour was going to win the 2011 election in social media. He certainly believed that it was their master strategy and after all he was on Twitter, and Facebook and so was Clare Curran and all the other cool kids in Labour…they constantly told Trevor that Labour was going to win…now it looks like Emily Seebohm has fallen for ‘Trev’s Trap’.
Just remember, second is first loser:
Asked whether the assumption she was a shoo-in for the gold medal came arose on social media through Twitter and Facebook, Seebohm agreed it had.
“I don’t know, I just felt like I didn’t really get off [social media] and get into my own mind,” she said. “I have said a lot that all I need to do is focus on my own race. But when people start telling you are going to win gold, you are going to start believing it. When they tell you a thousand times you are going to get it, somewhere in your mind you are just like, ‘I’ve done it’. But I hadn’t and that was a big learning curve and I obviously need to sign out of Twitter and log out of Facebook a lot sooner than I did.