Right-wingers say Twitter’s “bias” against them should be illegal

Right-wingers say Twitter’s “bias” against them should be illegal

Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaking at the White House on July 11, 2019. (credit: The White House | YouTube)

A large collection of right-wing opinionators, meme-makers, and pundits joined President Trump and a handful of lawmakers at the White House yesterday for a social media summit to discuss the supposed “bias” that platforms such as Twitter, Google, and Facebook have against conservative voices.

In a series of tweets prior to the meeting, Trump said the summit would be “very big and very important.”

The president, who regularly posts messages covered by most media outlets to his 61.9 million Twitter followers, 13.7 million Instagram followers, and 25.6 million Facebook followers, added that a “big subject … will be the tremendous dishonesty, bias, discrimination, and suppression practiced by certain companies.”

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