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The Absurd Twitter Suspension of Quin Hillyer

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In any ranking of dumb Twitter suspensions, Quin Hillyer’s has to land pretty high up there. Full disclosure, Quin is a former colleague of mine at the Washington Examiner as well as a former National Review author. He recounts his story:

On Twitter, people often have fun with random nostalgia games. Somebody named Jon B. Wolfsthal posted this : “Tell me you watched SNL in the 1970s without saying you watched SNL in the 1970s.” To which, almost immediately, playing off the phonetic similarity of his first name with that of onetime SNL star Jane Curtin, I wrote: “Jon, you ignorant slut.” As my reply

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