Good Day World!
Trump's favorite way to communicate with his frenzied base is tweeting.
That's a fact.
He enjoys getting away with unchecked facts, and bullying everyone from American athletes to foreign heads of state with no repercussions.
Twitter executives have announced plans to place a disclaimer on future tweets from world leaders that breaks its rules. They will be judging tweets in the "public interest" the company said in a blog post Thursday.
This new policy is going to face it's biggest test from serial tweeter Trump. he's repeatedly tested Twitter's community standards with his regular tirades on the platform and some of his tweets have already ran afoul of twitter's rules.
There's little doubt that this new disclaimer is going to bring a firestorm of criticism on the company republicans in Washington, including Trump, often claim without real evidence that technology companies are biased against conservatives.
"This is not about perceived bias but about providing more clarity if our rules have been broken," a Twitter spokesperson told CNN Business in a recent interview.
Here's what I really like about twitter's new feature; it'll apply to verified government officials, political candidates and people who have over a 100,000 followers.
That select group are major influencers in our society and now they're going to have to play by house rules, or get booted of Twitter.
If there's one thing Trump, and his minions hate, it's facts. By not being able to outright lie and make shit up they're going to have conniptions. I wouldn't be surprised to see a few of them have stokes upon hearing the news.
I expect Trump is already seething, knowing the plan is moving forward. Expect to see an all out battle between Twitter and Trump...
Are you ready?
Time for me to walk on down the road...