The Year Twitter Tried to Dictate an Election

If you want to see the future, imagine a finger clicking “mute” on anything criticizing an establishment presidential candidate, forever.

Shutting down a newspaper used to be such a bother. When Adolf Hitler finally brought the hammer down on his enemies at the Munich Post, storm troopers had to physically ransack its office, destroy its equipment, and burn its copy. That’s a lot of time and manpower to devote in the middle of dismantling democracy. […]

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