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Maybe Twitter *Is* Real Life

If anything, political Twitter is underrated

“Twitter is not real life” is such an overused critique of modern politics that it’s become a cliché.

The latest invocation arose amid chatter to impeach President Donald Trump. Impeachment opponents warn that support on Twitter for Democrats to move forward with their investigation does not equal support from…



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Nicholas Grossman

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.