On Monday, we covered the death threats that Dana Loesch's children received on Twitter and were just as outraged by it as you were. Twitter has banned conservatives for far less yet their initial decision to a threatening tweet Loesch received regarding her children was not met with the same standards the platform holds conservatives to.
Twitter received an avalanche of backlash after Loesch shared a screenshot of the complaint she made to Twitter regarding the content of the tweet. Twitter determined that it did not violate the platform's policies and immediately drew the ire of several users.
Apparently this doesn’t violate @TwitterSupport TOS. I know several conservatives who have been suspended for far l… https://t.co/FSGjAIRGAp— Dana Loesch (@Dana Loesch) 1535338046
On Tuesday, Pat, Jeffy, and Keith lamented that even though Twitter eventually came around and reversed its decision, the double standards for conservatives is out of this world.
Here's the decision:
An update to the Twitter account which was reported on — after initially claiming that the account didn’t violate T… https://t.co/bt26pswc8m— Dana Loesch (@Dana Loesch) 1535402303
In an email sent to Loesch's husband, Twitter declared they re-reviewed the report and determined the content of the tweet was indeed in violation of the platform's policies.
“You may not make specific threats of violence or wish for the serious physical harm, death, or disease of an individual or group of people,” Twitter’s rules state. "If the account owner complies with our requested actions and stated policies, the account will be unlocked."
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), who was shot and wounded at a softball game last year, agreed that violent leftist rhetoric should be taken seriously.
There’s a massive problem with violent leftist rhetoric online that targets conservatives and their families; I’m a… https://t.co/N1FzgLZfOo— Steve Scalise (@Steve Scalise) 1535466032
"You sick people," Keith said. "That's why she's carrying a gun."
See the guys react the story of their former colleague in the clip above.
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