A Fake Market Basket Twitter Account is Trying to Sell the Company

Between the Faulknerian family struggle, the worker’s shutting down deliveries, and customers taking to the picket lines, the Market Basket story has always been dramatic. All that was missing was a little comedy.

Until now. Allow us to introduce you to the parody Twitter account MarketBasketBOD. The unknown owner of the account describes it thusly:

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We dug ourselves a huge hole and are trying to escape with our egos intact. Dig deeper maybe. See what happens. *Obv not the BOD.

The account just started tweeting on Tuesday, and within the first few hours, Whole Foods, unwittingly or not, got in on the gag.

Check out more of Boston.com’s coverage of the Market Basket saga.