Susie Moore, Managing Deputy Editor at RedState
We all know that feeling of vindication — when something you’ve been telling or warning others about for a while actually proves true. The more resistance it was met with, the deeper the gratification when you can turn to the most ardent naysayers and declare: “I told you so.”
The release of the “Twitter Files” has, thus far, confirmed that the thumb was indeed on the scale for the left when it came to content moderation, shadow banning and blacklisting of conservative accounts was, in fact, a thing, and the effort to ban President Trump from the platform followed an inconsistent course at best. These were all long suspected by objective observers of the site’s evolution and its increasingly prominent role in politics and media, even while leaders and pundits in those arenas consistently clucked at such as the stuff of tin foil hats.