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Twitter owes its users a plausible explanation

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Twitter, the social networking service, owes all its users a plausible and definitive explanation regarding the posts it allows on its platform. At the present time, Twitter’s policy is maddeningly inconsistent and seemingly contradictory. Twitter has left us all in a twilight zone of confusion.

In his final days in office, U.S. President Donald Trump’s Twitter account was permanently banned after he incited supporters to storm Capitol Hill. Yet strangely enough, Twitter has unexplicably permitted the supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to post a succession of extremely noxious, inflammatory and deeply offensive messages.

Why the double standard?

Yesterday, Twitter suspended one of Khamenei’s accounts after he posted a threatening image of Trump playing golf under the shadow of a hovering drone emblazoned with an ominous caption, “Revenge is certain.”

The tweet, from Khamenei’s @khamenei site, was an........

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