Twitter suspends account addressing liberal hypocrisy — Analysis
A Twitter account called ‘Defiant Ls’ was suspended from the platform on Tuesday evening, with many pundits theorizing that the poster’s focus on pointing out liberal hypocrisy was the reason behind the ban.
According to a screenshot shared by Post Millennial of a message from Defiant Ls’ account holder, the reason cited for the suspension was “ban evasion.”
“The word currently is ‘ban evasion’ though I’ve never had an account suspended so I’ve never had a ban to evade. Regardless, I’ve appealed the suspension and will keep everyone updated,”The message was purportedly written by account holder.
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You can find DefiantLs on Instagram, Gettr and other social media platforms. Gettr is a popular alternative to Twitter for conservatives. The Defiant Ls account boasted more than 350,000 followers before being suspended.
The last tweet posted to the account, according to Outkick, was a pair of headlines – one a critique of Kentucky’s concealed carry law and its Republican supporters, and the second, dated three years later, was about the first story’s author, Quintez Brown, being suspected in the shooting of a Kentucky mayoral candidate. Two messages were often sent from and about the same person via Twitter. The latter usually contradicts the first.
Numerous Twitter users voiced their disapproval at the suspension, and they theorized about the tweet that started it. Recent messages by the account have targeted many public figures including the Canadian Prime Minister. Justin TrudeauFormer US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
“Is pointing out liberal hypocrisy a violation of @twitter rules?” Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) tweetedTo protest the suspension, I shared a screenshot of the last tweet by Defiant Ls.
The “Defiant L’s” account may be history, but if so then let it at least be said that they went out like absolute kings this morning. pic.twitter.com/Fmo3nxNuPw
— Jeff B. is *BOX OFFICE POISON* (@EsotericCD) February 16, 2022
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