#SocksOfTheDay? White House tweets at George H.W. Bush

The White House gave a 140-character greeting to former President George H.W. Bush after finding out that he joined Twitter. 



Bush sent out his first tweet on Tuesday



And in less than one day on the social media site, the 41st president already has almost 42,000 followers. Not too shabby! 

And we couldn't agree with you more, White House, about #SocksOfTheDay. Let's get that trending on Twitter, so we can see more like his most recent, awesome pair — featuring a smiling image of himself.