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Here's why it would be wrong for Twitter to suspend Donald Trump's account
Suspension would not alter any of the president's positions, only hide them further from public criticism
Certainly, were the typical user to make a threat of violence against another individual, it would violate not just the Twitter rules, but likely also the law. That user should be suspended and held to account. But the president is not a typical user. When articulated by the commander in chief, the statements are a direct expression of U.S. foreign policy. It would be wrong for Twitter to shield them from public awareness and scrutiny.