Trump’s Twitter blocking violates Constitution, appeals court rules

From CNN:

An appeals court said Tuesday that President Donald Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking users on Twitter.

The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a New York judge’s ruling and found that Trump “engaged in unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination by utilizing Twitter’s ‘blocking’ function to limit certain users’ access to his social media account, which is otherwise open to the public at large, because he disagrees with their speech.”

Good. This should apply to anyone in public office. Public/elected officials should be required to hear public opinion, even if (or especially when) it differs from their own.

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