Night of the long knives on Twitter

_92466853_3a72a0ab-4e80-4d94-b83f-2bde3d2a52b9On the same day that Twitter said it would stop hate speech, it has suspended a number of conservative accounts that the Media claim are associated with the alt-right movement. The accounts were not suspended for anything that they had recently done. Twitter did not even bother to make up a phoney justification like they did when they banned Milo Yiannopoulos. They claimed at the time that Milo was responsible for the actions of hundreds of anonymous Twitter accounts that bombarded Ghostbuster actress Leslie Jones with racist and sexist taunts. Milo had not incited anyone to tweet rude things to Jones. All he did was publish in his job as a journalist a scathing review of her film and then respond to her angry tweets to him. This is the one that reportedly was the nail in his coffin as far as Totalitarian Twitter was concerned.cntcbhcuiaajmbb

Among those suspended was Richard Spencer, who runs an alt-right think tank and had a verified account on Twitter.

Twitter on Tuesday removed Spencer’s verified account, @RichardBSpencer, that of his think tank, the National Policy Institute @npiamerica, and his online magazine @radixjournal.

“This is corporate Stalinism,” Spencer told The Daily Caller News Foundation. In a YouTube video, entitled Knight of the Long Knives, an apparent reference to the purge of Nazi leaders in 1934 to consolidate Adolf Hitler’s power, Spencer said Twitter had engaged in a coordinated effort to wipe out alt-right Twitter.

It is actually the night of the long knives but I guess the person who put up the video isn’t a history buff

“I am alive physically but digitally speaking there has been execution squads across the alt right,” he said. “There is a great purge going on and they are purging people based on their views.”

Twitter declined to comment on the suspensions which included the accounts of Paul Town, Pax Dickinson, Ricky Vaughn and John Rivers.

…Twitter was the platform of choice for the campaign of President-elect Donald Trump and the alt-right political movement that embraced him. The alt-right used social media to spread its cause of white supremacy, operating largely unchecked by social media giants Twitter and Facebook.

The above is yet another media lie that reveals their Trumpophobia and Alt-Rightophobia. Twitter was used to spread the Pro-Trump message by his wide base of supporters. White supremacy is the media’s spin on anyone who happens by an accident of birth to be white and who is patriotic, nationalistic and wants to protect America’s borders.

Heidi Beirich, spokeswoman for the Southern Poverty Law Center, told USA TODAY that the center had asked Twitter to remove more than 100 accounts of white supremacists who violated Twitter’s terms of service.

This is the exact same group that have designated White Lives Matter as a hate group but not Black Lives Matter.

…Twitter has suspended alt-right accounts in the past but never so many at once.

…Spencer said he supported Yiannopoulos and didn’t think he should have been banned from Twitter. But, he said in his YouTube video, “Milo was engaging in something that could be called harassment.”

“The fact is that I, and a number of other people who have just got banned, weren’t even trolling,” he said. “I was using Twitter just like I always use Twitter to give people some updates and maybe to comment on a news story here and there.”

-usatoday.com

The mass bans may have been made possible because of new reporting features that twitter recently added.

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