June 11, 2015
‘Charles C. Johnson is, so far as I can tell, the first and only person ever permanently banned from using Twitter’
Nicholas James Pell writes:
But Johnson doesn’t seem to be one of “our lunatics,” not that we don’t have any. Indeed, Johnson’s crime is little more than reporting things people would like to have swept under the rug, and targeting the left’s operatives in the same way that they target ours.
All you need to learn about political warfare you can learn from a single line of dialogue in The Karate Kid: Strike first, strike hard, no mercy. In their quest to be “the adult in the room,” the right has ceded any possibility of actually winning on any issue. This is larger than Charles Johnson. It cuts to the very core of political combat.
I don’t know if he’s “banned” from Twitter, but I was amused to discover that “Dr. Dawg” somehow lost his @, and it was taken over by a rightwinger!
Oh, and by the way: