Conspiracy theorist My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell was jettisoned from Twitter Sunday simply hours after making an attempt to slide again on and circumvent a everlasting ban for continuously mendacity.
“Howdy everyone, I’M BACK ON TWITTER. My solely account is @MikeJLindell! Please RT and FOLLOW to SPREAD THE WORD,” Lindell wrote in a tweet, Enterprise Insider reported.
He additionally posted a video urging folks: “Please share with everybody you know, let everyone you realize, so we will get the phrase out at Twitter in case they do take it down. Thanks rather a lot for serving to out.”
Lindell was completely banned from the social media platform final yr for utilizing it to disseminate conspiracy theories and lies in regards to the presidential election.
A number of Twitter customers flagged the brand new profile as violating the corporate’s ban evasion policy, which prohibits makes an attempt to avoid being shut out, “together with by means of the creation of recent accounts.”
The account was shut down after Lindell’s try to avoid his ban.
Lindell informed The Each day Beast that his ejection from Twitter once more was a “shame.” He added in a shocking non sequitur: “We have to soften down the voting machines and switch them into jail bars.”
Lindell possible thought he can be welcomed again on Twitter now that Tesla CEO and multibillionaire Elon Musk is shopping for the corporate for $44 billion. Musk has been touting an anything-goes coverage for Twitter.
In what gave the impression to be one other technique to get his spot again on Twitter, Lindell was asking on the political rally in Nebraska Sunday if anybody knew Musk so he may speak to him about … voting machines.
Lengthy-time Trump confidante and self-described political soiled trickster Roger Stone additionally tried to get again on Twitter final week, however his account, too, was quickly taken down, additionally for violating Twitter’s ban evasion coverage.
He was kicked off Twitter in 2017 after viciously attacking CNN journalists for reporting on Kremlin interference within the 2016 presidential marketing campaign.
Stone was sentenced in early 2020 to 40 months in prison for multiple felonies, together with witness tampering, mendacity to Congress and obstructing the Home investigation into doable collusion between the Trump marketing campaign and Russia within the 2016 race. He was pardoned by Trump.