Court rules Trump can’t block Twitter critics

This one, even we don’t understand! “Just block em”


A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that it is unconstitutional for President Trump to block critics from his Twitter feed. Trump routinely tweets to communicate directly with the public, blasting opponents and spelling out new positions.

Judge Barrington D. Parker wrote for a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in New York that since Trump essentially is using Twitter to conduct government business, he can’t exclude people “from an otherwise open online dialogue” simply because they expressed views he doesn’t like.

The judge added that “if the First Amendment means anything, it means that the best response to disfavored speech on matters of public concern is more speech, not less.”

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