Hey man if you don't like it you're always free to start your own country
unanimous first ballot inductee into the Maybe You Should Sit This One Out Hall Of Fame
just to be clear, I remain stalwart in my defense of Twitter's right to ban any user for any reason. Their house, their rules. But I do find it a tad rich when a company that employs an army of frog cartoon scrutinizers suddenly poses as modern day Voltaires defending free speech
When it's hard to decide who are the good guys in your spat with the Ugandan government, your social media platform might have a bit of a PR problem

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