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The Trump Twitter Dance

Donald Trump
For Trump, the urge is real—if not primal—to return to Twitter, and the platform is an obvious necessity for a candidate who needs to get as much exposure as possible following a low-energy entry back into the field. Photo by Jabin Botsford/Getty Images
Tara Palmeri
November 21, 2022

This weekend, newly-minted Twitter proprietor Elon Musk ran an unscientific poll asking his followers on the platform whether Donald Trump should be reinstated. The former president, as it turns out, eked out a close victory, but nevertheless demurred and announced that he was staying put on Truth Social.