Tuesday, May 29, 2018

"the #BoycottABC hashtag . . . went from being to liberal advocacy campaign to a pro-Trump censorship rallying cry in a matter of minutes"

It started on Tuesday morning when actor Roseanne Barr compared Valarie Jarrett, a black senior advisor to former president Obama, to an ape


on Tuesday morning, #BoyCottABC took off as an anti-racism protest


That is, until midday, when ABC responded. The network announced it had cancelled Roseanne


After ABC's announcement, it took only minutes for the hashtag to completely change hands, switching from those denouncing racism on the left, to pro-Trump and conservative accounts accusing ABC of partisan bias and censorship

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