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‘The Only Dumbest’Legal Take’ of All Time’: Charlie Kirk Calls for Supreme Court for Trump Back on Facebook

Staunch Donald Trump ally and right-wing activist Charlie Kirk reacted to the Facebook Oversight Board decision on Wednesday to conserve Trump’s ban against the social media platform by stating that the Supreme Court of the United States should intervene and get Trump back on Facebook.
In case you missed this, the Board maintained Facebook’s Jan. 7 suspension of Trump for glorifying violence in the wake of the Jan. 6 siege.
“We adore you. You’re very unique” in the first article and”great patriots” and”remember this day forever” in the second article violated Facebook’s rules prohibiting praise or support of people engaged in violence.
What the Board did not approve of was the open-ended and indefinite way where the former president of the United States had been prohibited.
“It is not permissible for Facebook to keep a user off the platform for an extended period, with no criteria for when or if the account is going to be revived,” the Board’s findings stated.
Consequently, the Board stated Facebook must finish a review to”determine and justify a proportionate response that is in agreement with the rules that are applied to users of its platform.” That review should occur”in six months of the date of the decision.”
To get Charlie Kirk, this is a problem for the justices to fix.
“The US Supreme Court should overturn the Facebook’s’Oversight Board’s”ruling’ which upholds the outlawing of their 45th President of the USA from social media,” Kirk tweeted, urging the maximum court in the territory to induce Facebook to sponsor language Kirk prefers. “That is a significant tech, corporate oligarchy without standing and it’s gone a lot. Enough is enough.”
The response to this tweet has been what you’d anticipate. Some legal observers branded the tweet “the single dumbest’legal accept’ of all time.” Others mocked it by sarcastically offering their particular grievances for the Supreme Court to fix. Still others simply noted that this is not how any of the works.
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