President Donald Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter one year ago this day. In the ensuing turmoil, it’s easy to forget why. Ask near-any self-declared politico around Washington, D.C., and you’ll hear an unsure and uncertain allusion to the Capitol riot.
It’s important to understand their reasons, however, to understand what’s in store for the rest of our country.
Fortunately, we don’t need to wonder; Twitter was open and upfront on the issue — at least as much as they ever are: The sitting president of the United States, they declared, had sent two terrible and unpardonable tweets.
First, he’d written that the political movement he’d started would continue into the future, and wouldn’t be disrespected:
The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted for me,