So, doing my early afternoon Social Media sweep—a quick scan of Facebook, check out a few stories for Obit, then a look at Twitter, specifically to make sure Il Douché hasn’t used his 140 characters to declare war—and I come across this:
…and was surprised. Not that someone is blocked on Twitter; to paraphrase Dean Martin, everybody blocks somebody sometimes. But that the Commander-In-Chief can block somebody.
If you take Twitter at its word, and accept that the social media network is also a news service (and its readers “citizen journalists”), does a sitting President of The United States have the right to deny a US Citizen access to his of tweets, even if they are mostly tantrums, whinging, and puffed-up Babbittry?