Banning Trump from Twitter would be a disservice to the public

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2020
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OPINION

Twitter is not a public utility, despite the push in recent years to have certain tech companies declared part of the public commons.

While the social media giant remains a private entity that makes its own rules, some of the content it hosts falls squarely in the public interest. This would include elected officials' Twitter accounts.

The power and influence wielded by elected officials entitles the public to as much transparency as possible into the thought processes of their representatives in government.

That includes Donald Trump's deranged tweets...

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