On Thursday, a 71-year-old white man tweeted something sexist and cruel.
He referred to Mika Brzezinski, cohost of MSNBC’s weekday show Morning Joe, as “I.Q. Crazy Mika” and said she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift” this past New Year’s Eve.
It was a hateful, direct attack. It was clearly harassment.
You probably already guessed the abuser in this situation: the president of the United States. The vitriol dripping from his personal Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, just isn’t surprising anymore. What remains shocking, though, and what has become inexcusable is Twitter’s role in spreading hate by not banning him like they have other high-profile abusers. Read more…
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