@realDonaldTrump appeals Twitter Public Forum Lawsuit


#1

It’s a video, so there’s no text to copy and paste.

But to make a long story short a couple of months ago or so it was ruled that President Trump had to unblock people from his Twitter account because it was a first amendment violation. About a month ago some people were unblocked. Now the ruling is being appealed on the grounds that @realDonaldTrump is a private account and not a government account that he had years before he came president. It is argued that the account did not become morph from a private account to a public forum by sending tweets. It is also argued that blocked people can still send tweets and tag the people they like; that the first amendment gives you rights to speak (Which the people still can) but not to listen.


#2

Was it ruled? The judge really only offered an opinion since there was no order associated with it. If I were Trump I would ignore this opinion and not even bother appealing it since it has no authority.


#3

It was a ruling with no teeth. The judge said since it is assumed that Trump is a law abiding citizen that it would not be necessary to do any more than tell him that he should unblock the people.


#4

I wonder how often judges just assume defendants are law abiding citizens and will not follow their opinion with an order? I wish all government worked like this judge, at least how she works in this one particular case. Of course she was really just being tricky and thinking herself clever.


#5

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