“Should Twitter Ban Donald Trump?” is Really a Question About Government Legitimacy

A tale of political violence and double-standards.

Donald Trump has, on more than one occasion, used his Twitter account to threaten violence on a scale the rest of us, not being presidents ourselves, can never hope to achieve. You and I don’t have a nuclear button on our desks — even a…

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Aaron Ross Powell

Aaron Ross Powell

Political ethicist. Writer. Podcaster. Free Market Buddhist.

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