It's no secret that there are tons of Americans who absolutely hate Donald Trump. The president is currently standing at a 62% disapproval rating, and those poll findings seem concurrent with the reception Trump's been receiving from people online. In fact, many people disapprove of him largely because of his Twitter account, which he often uses to insult the media and his political adversaries as well as spread false information and propaganda.
The negative sentiment toward the President's tweets was echoed when Twitter recently announced it had "inadvertently" deactivated Trump's account for 11 minutes.
Whoever this person is, they may not be the hero we deserve, but they are the hero we need. Sadly, 11 minutes is barely enough to notice. I'm writing this update from the future, November 2018, where Fox News has been utterly silent on Twitter for days and it's both eerie and exciting. What if they never tweet again? What if there's a future on the internet where the public isn't being fed lies and half truths packaged as "news:
People happily questioned whether or not the lock was really a mistake. Seems like it could just have easily been a deliberate move from a disgruntled employee or one with nothing to lose and no patience left for the Tweeter-in-Chief. Maybe it's like when that disgruntled JetBlue employee decided to quit his job by using the emergency chute. I call this way of quitting "Go Big AND Go Home."
No matter the reason for the temporary interruption, a lot of people were stoked to get a break, however brief, from 45's presence in their feeds.
Other people were just surprised there's actually a "Twitter Government" account.
What do you think? Was it an inside job? Or just an honest mistake?
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