Just when you think Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) couldn’t get any more unhinged, she does. While her behavior on Twitter has already gotten her suspended for her personal account, we the people demand the same consequences be applied to her Congressional account, and here’s why.
Recently, Greene has continued to publicly sow division in the country, promoting white nationalism disguised as “Christian Nationalism.” She continues to lie about COVID, and now she’s doing the same with the Monkey Pox Pandemic.
She defends domestic terrorist Alex Jones and spreads conspiracy theories about Democrats. What will it take for Twitter to finally act on its terms of service? Her Congressional account was temporarily suspended, why not make it permanent?
I feel angry about the fact that Twitter has terms of service that are not being enforced. Nowhere in their terms of service does it say that Congressional members are exempt from abiding by the guidelines, so why does she continue to have an account?
If we didn’t have Americans who make life-altering decisions based on the rantings of this nut job — a woman who is basically a Twitter mouthpiece for Trump — it wouldn’t be a big deal.
It’s sad to say, however, that many Americans do take Marjorie Taylor Greene seriously.
And that’s why Twitter should take her seriously and do the right thing by suspending her account.
I want to be clear that I have respect for honorable conservatives with whom I may have a disagreement over politics. I respect those who fight for truth, justice, and the American way. So just to make it clear, the desire for accountability for a person who spreads hate, lies, and conspiracies is not an attack on those with different views.
Words have consequences, and no one should be treated differently because of their position in the government, nor because of the number of social media followers that person has. Twitter needs to do a better job to keep hate and misinformation out of its platform.
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s destructive behavior on Twitter must be dealt with. As I said before, if her personal account can get suspended for violating terms of services, so should her Congressional account.
No one is above the law, and no one should be above a social media platform’s terms of service.
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