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The Case for Banning Politicians From Social Media

It’s time to rethink how much power these platforms have given to lawmakers and government agencies

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If you feel like our leaders are too online, you are not alone. Some of the biggest, most important government announcements these days are released via social media; lawmakers who’ve trolled their way to power




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Andrea González-Ramírez

Andrea González-Ramírez

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work:

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