Late last week, Twitter announced that they had “permanently suspended” President Donald Trump’s account due to the supposed “risk of further incitement of violence.”
Twitter also released a “comprehensive analysis” which explained their decision, referencing two tweets, shown below.
“The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted for me, AMERICA FIRST, and MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, will have a GIANT VOICE long into the future. They will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way, shape or form!!!”
“To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.”
Twitter argued that “these two Tweets must be read in the context of broader events in the country and the ways in which the President’s statements can be mobilized by different audiences,” and that these tweets were in “violation of the Glorification of Violence Policy.”
Twitter’s “glorification of violence” policy is surprisingly short, and defined as follows.
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