100 days after Twitter ousted Donald Trump, in the United States, some people live a more peaceful life, while others miss villains.So they told
Washington— What is the soothing voice that Gary Cavali has heard from Twitter these days? This is a silent voice. Specifically, this is the silence of former President Donald Trump.
“My blood pressure dropped by 20 points,” Cavalli, 71, said when Twitter permanently suspended the former president’s account in January, his obsessive monitoring of Trump’s hate news ended forever. “I don’t have to read the latest dishonest tweets to make my life happier.”
As if it was yesterday, or maybe a lifetime ago, Trump strode in the lobby of Twitter like he owned this place, praising himself, and belittling his enemies in a steady stream of misspelled capital letters, these words Writing creatively and being questioned objectively has aroused people’s anger and made the country happy and fearful on multiple levels. All of this ended on January 8. Two days later, his inflammatory remarks caused a sensation in the masses, and his incorrect efforts overthrew the results of the US presidential election and swept the US Capitol.
One hundred days have passed since the ban took effect. This move has raised issues of freedom of speech and censorship in the age of social media, disturbed pro-Trump Republicans, and further angered the current president. He still refuses to accept this fact. . He lost the election.
For many of Trump’s opponents, the day-to-day criticism of the absence of a former president is closer to returning to normal than at any time so far in 2021.
Cincinnati area project manager and Air Force veteran, 35-year-old Mario Marval (Mario Marval) said: “I take it for granted that I sleep better on Twitter with him.” “It makes me reflect on how he is. Become distracted.”
For Matt Leece, a 29-year-old music teacher in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Twitter’s suspension is similar to purifying the air: “It’s like living in a city that is always covered by smoke. One day you wake up, the sky is blue, the birds are singing, and you can finally hold your breath.”
However, for millions of Trump loyalists, his silence means the loss of their favorite champion and is his greatest weapon in the fight against the left.
“I miss her strong, conservative, self-righteous voice on Twitter,” said 39-year-old Kelly Clobes, a business manager in southern Wisconsin. “Others are allowed to have free speech and freedom of speech. It’s not forbidden either. You shouldn’t do this to him unless you want to do it all.”
Even on Twitter, Trump’s feed is unique, and the forum is known for turning small differences into direct hostility. And its size is huge. Since 2009, when he posted his first tweet (“Be sure to watch and watch Donald Trump late at night with David Letterman, because he will present the top ten list tonight!”), until 1 this year On the 8th, he released the latest tweet. (“For everyone who asks, I will not attend the inauguration on January 20”) According to an online document, Trump has posted more than 56,000 times on Twitter.
One morning, when he was in the office, he often tweeted so much that it was hard to believe what he was doing.
Whether you love him or hate him, you can’t ignore Trump’s Twitter feed, which flows directly from the platform into the heart of the United States. His tweets are quoted, analyzed, analyzed, praised and ridiculed in the media and the Internet, and often appear in people’s conversations: “I can’t believe what I said.”
For his opponents, there is a certain degree of curiosity when reviewing what he said. This is a need for self-abuse, and he needs to read the tweets to feel indignant.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, post-traumatic stress disorder specialist.
Norholm said that every time it was capitalized, it was as if the abuser was shouting insulting remarks to the American people.
Norholm went on to say that although it turned a blind eye and helped many people let it slide down, Trump refused to walk away quietly.
In fact, he opened a presidential office in exile in Mar-a-Lago, a Florida resort. This kind of office appeared intermittently, expressing statements with prospective presidential letters and mocking him for not being loyal. Republicans.
Many Trump fans miss him very much, partly because his identity is closely related to their identity.
Last month, Rudy Giuliani, a former New York City mayor, lawyer and personal friend of the former president, sent out a tweet lamenting that Trump is not on the platform. He received more than 66,000 likes. When an angry anti-Trump jumped into the discussion and told Giuliani exactly how he could handle his views, it also prompted Trump to return to the kind of battle that he had previously provoked on Twitter.
Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh (Joe Walsh) once supported the former president and is now an anti-Trump radio host. He said that even certain former president haters are suffering from some kind of retreat, and Trump has left office and their lives are empty. As a villain.
“I fully understand that saying’I want to ignore the old man’ is very modern. There is a lot of stage art around, but many people missed the opportunity to attack him or talk about him. That day,” Walsh said.
“We are all tribes and want to choose our side. Trump relaxed the dividing line. What is your position in Biden’s infrastructure plan? This is somewhat subtle.”