Pros And Cons Of Banning Trump From Social Media Platforms

Illustration for article titled Pros And Cons Of Banning Trump From Social Media Platforms

Facebook recently upheld a ban on former President Donald Trump from its platform, adding to his previous post-presidency ban from Twitter, prompting debate between proponents and critics of the decision. The Onion evaluates the pros and cons of banning Trump from popular social media platforms.

PRO

  • Sets strong precedent for all future American autocrats.
  • Prevents spoilers about what he’ll discuss on Hannity.
  • Leaving social media is great for never shutting the fuck up about how it improves your mental health.
  • He never followed back anyway.

CON

  • Anderson Cooper self-righteous enough as it is.
  • Have to scroll a little longer to find disinformation.
  • Harder to tell whether or not he likes Biden’s new tax plan.
  • No way you’re going to remember his birthday now.

The Onion