Last night, the account of the still president of the United States, Donald Trump, was definitively suspended by Twitter. An unprecedented censorship.
Twitter expels Trump but continues to embrace communist dictators
It is really strange, surprising and inexplicable that while Twitter censors Trump, a man backed by 75 million Americans at the polls in free elections in a democratic country, that social network maintains open accounts of dictators who violate human rights such as those of Cuba and Venezuela. Maybe the cause is that Trump is on the right and those dictators are on the left? Recall that in 2018 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recognized the leftist bias of his company. Is that why he tolerates communist dictators while censuring a conservative president of a democratic country?
Twitter’s false accusation against Trump
In a message posted at 12:21 am UTC+1, Twitter thus justified the censorship of Trump’s account: “we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.” The explanation does not hold since the same day of the assault on the Capitol, Trump rejected the violence and requested respect for the law and the Police from his Twitter account. Everything seems to indicate that that company has created a false accusation against Trump to justify the censorship of his account, a behavior that destroys his authority when it comes to combating hoaxes and false news on that network.
What Trump’s latest Twitter messages said
Trump’s latest messages on Twitter, compiled this morning by Marcial Cuquerella, shed light on the real reason for the censorship. For its undoubted informative interest, I put the full text of these messages:
“As I have saying for a long time, Twitter has gone further and further in banning free speech, and tonight, Twitter employees have coordinated with the Democrats and the Radical Left in removing my account from their platform, to silence me – and YOU, the 75,000,000 great patriots who voted for me. Twitter may be a private company, but without the government’s gift of Section 230 they would not exist for long. I predicted this would happen. We have been negotiating with various other sites, and will have a big announcement soon, while we also look at the possibilities of building out our own platform in the near future. We willl not be SILENCED! Twitter is not about FREE SPEECH. They are all about promoting a Radical Left platform where some of the most vicious people in the world are allowed to speak freely…
… STAY TUNED!”
Trump announced a new social network: there was no incitement to violence
Reading these messages, it seems clear that Twitter has censored Trump not for a non-existent incitement to violence, but for announcing the launch of an alternative social network to Twitter, in order to guarantee the freedom of speech of those 75 million Americans who have voted for the Republican candidate and who are suffering from arbitrary censorship and ideological bias from Dorsey’s company. Twitter is misleading public opinion: the same Twitter that has had the audacity to put ads in Trump’s tweets accusing him of spreading false information.
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