Captain Kirk: According to him, there’s a creature of some sort down here, a humanoid.
Mr. Spock: Lieutenant Uhura communicated that information. I ordered re-confirmation on our sensors. They indicate no living creature on this planet. I suggest, Captain, that you’ve been lied to.
Lazarus: Captain, you yourself said there were no other explanations. Why do you give credence to this man?
Mr. Spock: I fail to comprehend your indignation, sir. I’ve simply made the logical deduction that you are a liar.
Star Trek The Alternative Factor 1967
Just two days ago we posted on the appearance of the FreeStacy Movement in the pages and website of USA today (Alexa ranking is 316 worldwide and 70 in the US with 116,407 sites linking in.)
I daresay there might be a few people around the country who will be hearing about #freestacy and Robert Stacy McCain for the first time today. That’s what happens when one of the top 70 websites in the country writes about it.
So congratulations to Twitter, Anita Sarkeesian and company. Your new Trust and Safety council continues to get more and more national and even international fame.
48 hours later just a few hours before my plans to take DaWife to Maine resulted not in me outside of Knight’s quilt shop in a rocking chair reading the collected CS Lewis as my wife shopped but at a rest stop full of syringes on the ground outside of Chelmsford watching assorted tractor trailers and waiting for AAA to tow us home the CEO of Twitter was gracing the today show saying this
The key exchange being this:
Matt Lauer: Let me ask you point blank, does twitter censor the comments of its users, does it hide what it would consider inflammatory comments whether they be social or political?
Jack Dorsey: Absolutely not,
Given that the CEO has publicly said this on a national TV show I went back to tweetdeck to check on Robert Stacy McCain to see if his account has been restored.
It has not been.
Now I suppose one can try and parse that statement claiming that as Robert Stacy McCain has been suspended he technically is no longer a user so a “user” is no longer being censored.
But given the evidence I’m with Spock the logical deduction is he is a liar and not just a liar but a liar willing to lie to a national audience with a straight face.
I’m surprised he’s not running for office.
Update: A question for Matt Lauer. Jack Dorsey lied to your face and to your audience on national TV. What will you do about it?
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