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Did Twitter Fact-Check Trump -- or Conformity-Check Him?

Did Twitter Fact-Check Trump -- or Conformity-Check Him?
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News flash for Twitter: When you start writing editor’s notes, you are an editor. That, in essence, is how Twitter unmasked itself on Friday by dropping an “editor’s note” on a tweet by President Trump about the rioting in Minneapolis. The president chastised “the THUGS” for “dishonoring the memory of George Floyd,” the man who died in police custody, by engaging in lawless behavior. Trump said he had told Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz that “the Military is with him all the way” in his efforts to restore order.

 

 

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