Twitter said on Friday that prohibiting a world leader from posting on the platform “would hide important information people should be able to see and debate.”
With frigid temperatures in the East, President Trump cast doubt on the reality of climate change. But weather is not the same as climate.
There was no Twitter to fan the flames when W.E.B. Du Bois sparred with Booker T. Washington and Malcolm X argued with Martin Luther King Jr.
In a tweet, President Trump congratulated Mr. Jones on his victory and called write-in votes “ a very big factor” in the outcome.
The American ambassador in London said he hoped a planned trip by President Trump would go ahead despite vocal opposition.
With Twitter as his Excalibur, the president takes on his doubters, powered by long spells of cable news and a dozen Diet Cokes. But if Mr. Trump has yet to bend the presidency to his will, he is at least wrestling it to a draw.