Following a particularly moronic statement in which Meghan McCain insisted that mockery of her by a Jewish cartoonist was antisemitic, my son replied to her on Twitter that she should, "Go F%$# yourself with a cactus."
Twitter gave him a 12 hour time out.
It now appears that for calling for a violent insurrection to overthrow the government of the United States, Twitter will also give you a 12 hour time out.
Needless to say, Charlie is considering how best to use that rather perverse juxtaposition of Twitter's enforcement of its, "Civil Integrity Policy," as a bit for his standup.
On the bright side, with the pandemic, he'll have plenty of time to polish the bit.
On the dark side, Covid-19 is why he'll have plenty of time to polish the bit.
I'm actually a bit jealous about his getting the suspension, it's been a goal of mine.
I have not managed to do this yet, I have a self-imposed rule that I can't post something just to get banned. I must post something that I would normally posts.
I even changed my Twitter handle to, "Jack Dorsey Is Objectively Pro-Nazi (M.G. Saroff)," in an attempt to get the elusive ban.
Much to my surprise, and to the surprise of those who know and love me, it appears that my normal behavior is not sufficient to get me banned from Twitter.