09/28/2013 07:39 pm ET | Updated Sep 28, 2013

Rep. Jared Polis Is Really, Really Struggling To Explain Twitter To His Mom

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) expressed on Saturday a frustration many can relate to: Introducing parents to social media.

Polis recently called for a hearing on oil spills caused by Colorado flooding, but he took a much more light-hearted turn Saturday evening with the following tweet:

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