Sounds like something Twitter would do. I’m not surprised. I recall reading recently too in a comparison article between what is allowed and what is not allowed was that Twitter was allowing antisemitic messages from Iran to be posted.
That misrepresents what occurred. People reading it may think he did not post his comments on twitter.
Where he originally made the statement is not in question or of consequence. To the question of “was this statement of his posted on his Twitter account?” the answer is “yes.”
I think this is a part that should also be shared for the sake of evaluating his words and the reaction.
Twitter says that they apply a different policy to world leaders. You will find that when a head of state violates a policy (including the USA president) that Twitter is more inclined to not remove the message. They also tend to do less moderation on non-English languages.
It was a live broadcast apparently of his own show.
The video was live on Bannon’s Facebook page for about 10 hours Thursday
Earlier Thursday evening YouTube removed the video for violating its policy against “inciting violence.”
Twitter said it “permanently suspended” the account, @WarRoomPandemic, for violating its policy against glorifying violence.
YouTube said it took down the video for breaking rules against inciting violence, and issued a strike against the account. Under the Google-owned video platform’s three-strikes policy, the offender cannot upload videos for at least a week after the violation.
Facebook, which Bannon used to livestream the podcast, said it removed two videos from his official page for breaking rules around inciting violence.
Bannon was also banned on Thursday from Mailchimp, an email newsletter platform that Bannon’s podcast used to reach supporters.
The move could further limit Bannon’s ability to promote his messages.
“We can confirm we’ve identified this account and closed it for violations of our Terms,” Mailchimp tweeted after social media users noticed the business relationship.
So was this video even played on Twitter? It appears it was not posted on Twitter because no one mentions pulling the video of Twitter.
Steve Bannon is hardly a world leader, I doubt very few people would have even heard of him. He is more of a political commentator.
I know they have made a statement and permanently banned Steve Bannon’s" War room" show.
I can’t find any information that they actually played the banned video on Twitter.
Your quote of Bannon is not correct and taken out of context. Steve Bannon actually said at the beginning of the statement this, his actual statement.
I’d actually like to go back to the old times of Tudor England. I’d put the heads on pikes, right? I’d put them at the two corners of the White House as a warning to federal bureaucrats. You either get with the program or you are gone.
No his full statement is one paragraph out of a 2 hour broadcast. and that is what he was banned for.
Bannon’s statement is
I’d actually like to go back to the old times of Tudor England . I’d put the heads on pikes, right? I’d put them at the two corners of the White House as a warning to federal bureaucrats. You either get with the program or you are gone.
Here is the rest of the brief conversation.
Maxey : Just yesterday there was the anniversary of the hanging of two Tories in Philadelphia. These were Quaker businessmen who had cohabitated, if you will, with the British while they were occupying Philadelphia. These people were hung. This is what we used to do to traitors.
Bannon : That’s how you won the revolution. No one wants to talk about it. The revolution wasn’t some sort of garden party, right? It was a civil war. It was a civil war.
I tried to find any independent information on what this Hollywood in Toto. website was. I could find nothing. Therefore, I do not think it is a news site. It looks like just some guy writing stuff off the top of his head.