Twitter is the gold standard for cutting-edge political commentary, at least according to Twitter aficionados. Roughly 20 percent of American adults use Twitter, though the large majority of tweets come from only 10 percent of the users. Because Twitter is tilted left with far more Democrats than Republicans online, it provides an excellent weather vane for progressive sentiment.
On Tuesday, I ambled online after breakfast and saw that “Deep State” was a Twitter trending topic. I tossed out my two cents: “Don’t forget how NYTimes & many liberals heaped praise on the Deep State in 2019 for its role in the first Trump impeachment.” I attached a link to my 2019 USA Today article headlined “As the deep state attacks Trump to rave media reviews, don’t forget its dark side.”