Donald Trump is known for using his Twitter to attack virtually anyone and everyone, to announce important messages/policies and also to throw tantrums. Trump’s tantrums.
It is safe to say that we can do without Trump’s tweets. He puts more efforts into those than his actual work for the nation. A CIA agent has had just about enough of Trump’s twitter rants. She shares the rest of the world’s frustrations. But she has come up with a plan to get Trump banned from using the app.
As reported by the Guardian, Valerie Plame Wilson launched the fundraiser last week, tweeting:
“If @Twitter executives won’t shut down Trump’s violence and hate, then it’s up to us. #BuyTwitter #BanTrump.”
Wow, she literally just changed the game. This was definitely a plot twist. The GoFundMe page for the fundraiser says Trump’s tweets “damage the country and put people in harm’s way”. She is beginning to build more than enough momentum with this idea of buying Twitter.
As of Wednesday morning, she had raised less than $6,000 of her $1bn goal. By Thursday morning, the total had risen to more than $40,000.
But even with that rise in the amount, Trump’s team still refuses to believe that his tweeting is bad for America. White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee, said in an emailed statement,
“Her ridiculous attempt to shut down his first amendment is the only clear violation and expression of hate and intolerance in this equation.”
That was an overnight rise though. Imagine what can happen in a week. Huckabee shouldn’t be so sure. If Plame were to hit her $1bn goal, she would still fall far short of gaining a controlling interest in the company. As of Wednesday, a majority stake would cost roughly $6bn. But a $1bn stake would make her Twitter’s largest shareholder and give her a very strong position to exert influence on the company.
Anything is possible. Trump is President, right?
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