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Conservative Media Figure Temporarily Suspended from Twitter Over Vegetable Tirade

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The Daily Wire’s Jeremy Boreing was temporarily suspended from Twitter due to a “breach of policy” over a joke about Brussels sprouts.

Boreing’s tweet was in response to The Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti, who had recommended a way to eat the vegetable.

“Brussels sprouts are great tossed in salt, pepper and garlic powder, then roasted with chopped bacon. Drizzle a little balsamic vinegar and serve. Heaven,” she tweeted.

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Boreing, who is apparently not a fan of the cruciferous vegetable, replied with his own recipe for the ideal treatment of sprouts:

“Even better, coat with melted butter, salt, pepper, paprika and a dash of Worcestershire, sear in a cast iron in bacon grease for thirty seconds or until brown, then throw them away and burn your face off with the hot pan because even that would be better than Brussels sprouts.”

That recommendation landed Boreing in the virtual slammer for “violating our rules against promoting or encouraging suicide or self-harm,” according to Twitter.

The Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro tweeted about the suspension when he learned of it.

“This is legitimately the most insane Twitter suspension I have ever heard of,” Shapiro tweeted.

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“My business partner, @JeremyDBoreing, was just suspended for 12 hours for this tweet. Why? Because it was supposedly ‘promoting or encouraging self-harm.’ IT’S A JOKE ABOUT BRUSSELS SPROUTS. WTF @jack.”

Zanotti, the person to whom the tweet was directed, tweeted an assurance that Boreing was not, in fact, encouraging her to harm herself.

“Oh, in case @jack is watching, no, Jeremy did NOT, in fact, make me want to maim my own face with a hot frying pan. Thank you.”

The persistent @jack that The Daily Wire personalities continue to refer to is Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter.

Shapiro had his own idea as to why Twitter would have paid attention to Boreing’s innocuous tweet.

“Here’s likely what happened: some motivated moron decided to flag the tweet and send it to Twitter, and Twitter, doing their typical bang-up job of banning conservatives before asking why, just hit the suspend button without a second thought.”

Boreing’s account has since been restored, and the offending tweet was left on his profile.

“From Avalon-in-the-West, I have returned,” Boreing tweeted. “Upon appeal, my joke about not eating leafy green vegetables was determined to be a joke about not eating leafy green vegetables.

“Thanks for the kindness, all. And thanks for the quick correction, @jack. Now, about that blue check mark…”

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Savannah Pointer is a constitutional originalist whose main goal is to keep the wool from being pulled over your eyes. She believes that the liberal agenda will always depend on Americans being uneducated and easy to manipulate. Her mission is to present the news in a straightforward yet engaging manner.
Savannah Pointer is a constitutional originalist whose professional career has been focused on bringing accuracy and integrity to her readers. She believes that the liberal agenda functions best in a shroud of half truths and misdirection, and depends on the American people being uneducated.

Savannah believes that it is the job of journalists to make sure the facts are the focus of every news story, and that answering the questions readers have, before they have them, is what will educate those whose voting decisions shape the future of this country.

Savannah believes that we must stay as informed as possible because when it comes to Washington "this is our circus, and those are our monkeys."
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