Twitter Bans British Political Candidates Ahead of European Elections

Dec 2013
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Twitter is meddling in the upcoming European elections. The social network recently banned the campaign pages of prominent UKIP candidate Carl Benjamin (a.k.a “Sargon of Akkad”) and Tommy Robinson, an adviser to UKIP leader Gerard Batten and independent candidate in the upcoming European elections in Britain.

Twitter Bans British Political Candidates Ahead of European Elections | Breitbart



The 'Russians' buy a couple of adds on social media and the world freaks out. Twitter literally silencing candidates... ahh no big deal, right?
 
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Here's a fun experiment. Let's look at the link from the OP
Twitter Bans British Political Candidates Ahead of European Elections | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about "posting facts about migrant crime in the U.K. " Where does this link lead to?
Twitter Is Banning Conservatives for Posting Facts | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about “facts are now treated as hate.” Where does this link lead to?
Tommy Robinson at #DayForFreedom: 'I'm Taking Twitter to Court to Prove Facts Are Now Treated as Hate'

So this is a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article.

Weeeeeeeeee!
 
Apr 2019
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#6
Here's a fun experiment. Let's look at the link from the OP
Twitter Bans British Political Candidates Ahead of European Elections | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about "posting facts about migrant crime in the U.K. " Where does this link lead to?
Twitter Is Banning Conservatives for Posting Facts | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about “facts are now treated as hate.” Where does this link lead to?
Tommy Robinson at #DayForFreedom: 'I'm Taking Twitter to Court to Prove Facts Are Now Treated as Hate'

So this is a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article.

Weeeeeeeeee!
So this is a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article.
Better than citing the NYT, The WP, or the Guardian. Breitbart hasn't been lying for 3 years. Wee.
 
Dec 2013
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Beware of watermelons
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Here's a fun experiment. Let's look at the link from the OP
Twitter Bans British Political Candidates Ahead of European Elections | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about "posting facts about migrant crime in the U.K. " Where does this link lead to?
Twitter Is Banning Conservatives for Posting Facts | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about “facts are now treated as hate.” Where does this link lead to?
Tommy Robinson at #DayForFreedom: 'I'm Taking Twitter to Court to Prove Facts Are Now Treated as Hate'

So this is a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article.

Weeeeeeeeee!

So were you just describing how the missing link media gains as many clicks perarticle as they can or was there a point hidden in there somewhere?
 
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Here's a fun experiment. Let's look at the link from the OP
Twitter Bans British Political Candidates Ahead of European Elections | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about "posting facts about migrant crime in the U.K. " Where does this link lead to?
Twitter Is Banning Conservatives for Posting Facts | Breitbart

In this article, it sites another article about “facts are now treated as hate.” Where does this link lead to?
Tommy Robinson at #DayForFreedom: 'I'm Taking Twitter to Court to Prove Facts Are Now Treated as Hate'

So this is a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article, citing a breitbart article.

Weeeeeeeeee!
Breitbart!!

 
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#10
It was a big mistake to give the brits a BREXIT extension, but alas, the big bad Brussels eurocrats are willing to endure whatever mistreatment they get from them in the name of the unity.

The brits are a nation of trolls as far as I'm concerned.
 

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