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Right-Wing LA Street Artist Sabo Banned From Twitter
https://www.thewrap.com/ ^ | 4/14/18 | Sean Burch

Posted on 04/16/2018 2:05:47 PM PDT by BBell

“They told me nothing or for how long,” Sabo told TheWrap about his exile

Right-wing street artist Sabo has been suspended from Twitter, with his @UnsavoryAgents going offline on Friday.

“They told me nothing or for how long,” Sabo told TheWrap, when asked if he was notified if it was a permanent or temporary removal. His account had approximately 30,000 followers. Twitter has not responded to multiple requests for comment from TheWrap.

Sabo has been critical of big tech companies in the past, and his website includes a “F— Zuck 2020” poster, aimed at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s rumored political aspirations. The artist also mocked Google with a “think different, not so much” campaign last year, after the company fired engineer James Damore for his “diversity memo.”

“We may suspend an account if it has been reported to us as violating our Rules surrounding abuse,” said Twitter’s explainer on suspended accounts. “When an account engages in abusive behavior, like sending threats to others or impersonating other accounts, we may suspend it temporarily or, in some cases, permanently.”

“I don’t think the tech companies are trying to shut The Right down, I know they are,” Sabo told TheWrap. “They are developing an entirely new language to demonize anyone who does not think like them, then de-platform them in hopes of their networks not being there for us during the midterms or for the election of 2020. But they, like the goons in Hollywood, over-estimate their importance.”

Sabo decided to start lambasting the entertainment industry during George W. Bush’s time in the Oval Office. “It was not a good time to be a Republican in Hollywood,” said the artist on his site.

“My aim as an artist is to be as dirty, ground level, and mean as any Liberal artist out there, more so if I can,” his site continued. “Use their tactics, their methods, appeal to their audience, the young, urban, street urchins with a message they never hear in a style they own.”

Recently, Jimmy Kimmel, Harvey Weinstein and Al Franken have drawn his ire, with artwork popping up around Los Angeles blasting the trio. He’s also painted burkas on movie posters around town, saying: “Hollywood insists I embrace the Muslim faith well ok. I’ll embrace it by painting nijabs on the faces of the starlets on their movie posters.”

Sabo’s removal comes as tech platforms have become increasingly diligent in weeding out content deemed to be distasteful. Twitter banned several alt-right accounts earlier this year after updating its policy to “reduce hateful conduct and abusive behavior.” And on Friday, Facebook removed two pages tied to white nationalist Richard Spencer, days after Zuckerberg said the company would be more proactive in deleting “hate speech.”


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Society
KEYWORDS: banned; nooooooooooooooooooo; sabo; streetartist; twitter
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I love how anyone who does not toast the party line is labeled a 'right winger'.

It is a conspiracy. If you go against the tech companies or the pretty people in Hollyweird you are banned. Meanwhile the rabid seething left are given a free hand to spread their hate and vitriol as they please. A little peep, as in Diamond and Silk, and you are BANNED!

1 posted on 04/16/2018 2:05:48 PM PDT by BBell
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Sabo never struck me as being Right-Wing.


2 posted on 04/16/2018 2:13:07 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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Disgusting!


3 posted on 04/16/2018 2:14:13 PM PDT by nutmeg
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To: BenLurkin

Me neither. It’s a conspiracy against any kind of decent, no matter how small. I guess the powers that be decided Sabo was getting too big for his britches and needed to be smacked down.


4 posted on 04/16/2018 2:19:06 PM PDT by BBell (calm down and eat your sandwiches)
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5 posted on 04/16/2018 2:21:15 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom
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There they go.

Being all tolerant and everything again.................


6 posted on 04/16/2018 2:21:45 PM PDT by Red Badger (Remember all the great work Obama did for the black community?.............. Me neither.)
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7 posted on 04/16/2018 2:21:57 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom
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8 posted on 04/16/2018 2:23:45 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom
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9 posted on 04/16/2018 2:29:18 PM PDT by ethom
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10 posted on 04/16/2018 2:33:35 PM PDT by ethom
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To: BenLurkin

Anyone with a sense of humor is a right-wing extremist. Didn’t you know that?

It’s looking more and more like progressives really should have their own country, and leave the normals alone.


11 posted on 04/16/2018 2:34:59 PM PDT by Cincinnatus.45-70 (What do DemocRats enjoy more than a truckload of dead babies? Unloading them with a pitchfork!)
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12 posted on 04/16/2018 2:35:57 PM PDT by ethom
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To: Cincinnatus.45-70

so I guess it’s time... gonna join NRA.


13 posted on 04/16/2018 2:36:19 PM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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14 posted on 04/16/2018 2:37:27 PM PDT by ethom
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Even the most whacked out 1960s hippies would be appalled by the censorship that has become a daily reality. Each day we are approaching the level of tyranny suffered in East Germany under the Stasi. At least the 1960s radicals promoted the "Free Speech Movement", something unthinkable today.

One wrong word, unpopular opinion, or sarcastic remark can have you stripped of your career, friends, and communication channels. Squealing and snitching are rewarded, instead of condemned for the cowardly acts that they are.

Who could have ever imagined this would have happened in America?
 

15 posted on 04/16/2018 2:43:46 PM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (MAGA in the mornin', MAGA in the evenin', MAGA at suppertime . . .)
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I posted on a thread here earlier today about how the UK Daily Mail has been censoring the right. A thread on Comey was about 90% against him with comments, and within a few hours the top comments were deleted so the pro-Comey ones rose to the top to take their place. The impression given is that everyone just loves ol’ Jimmy, even though it is not true.

The left is doing their best not just to fight an opposing view but to pretend it doesn’t even exist. And they are winning as far as social media.


16 posted on 04/16/2018 2:45:59 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Governor Dinwiddie

George Carlin is spinin in the grave.


17 posted on 04/16/2018 2:53:18 PM PDT by BBell (calm down and eat your sandwiches)
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To: BenLurkin

Sabo never struck me as being Right-Wing.

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Probably a left-wing agitator posing as a right-winger.


18 posted on 04/16/2018 2:57:30 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: VaRepublican

Join the NRA, please. Socialist gun grabbers hate and fear it, which is enough reason to join.

Then join Gun Owners of America, because they are constantly working grassroots efforts to get the attention of Congress.


19 posted on 04/16/2018 3:00:38 PM PDT by Cincinnatus.45-70 (What do DemocRats enjoy more than a truckload of dead babies? Unloading them with a pitchfork!)
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Sabo’s removal comes as tech platforms have become increasingly diligent in weeding out content deemed to be distasteful To liberal snowflakes and socialists.
20 posted on 04/16/2018 3:26:33 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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