As we reported, the Lincoln Project, the group of Never Trumpers who bear no comparison at all to Honest Abe, doxxed Trump lawyers and encouraged people on Twitter to harass them. As we reported, the group also encouraged people to contact other clients of Trump’s lawyers to try to encourage the firms to drop their representation of Trump.
“Here are two attorneys attempting to help Trump overturn the will of the Pennsylvanian people,” the Lincoln Project tweeted with a picture of attorneys Carolyn McGee and Ronald Hicks. The tweet also listed the phone numbers and emails of the attorneys.
The Lincoln Project also encouraged harassment of Emily Murphy, the head of the GSA, for not proceeding with the transition process with Joe Biden because votes are still being counted and the election is not over.
Their actions were so out of bounds, even some on the left called them out on it. Imagine what Honest Abe would have said about someone using his name trying to deprive anyone of legal counsel.
Thanks Orin. My girlfriend who is an attorney for Porter Wright really appreciates all the threatening and harassing emails she’s getting thanks to people like you giving them money. Thanks a lot. Hope you feel great about what you’ve helped make possible.
— Will Larrick (@WillLarrick) November 10, 2020
Orin Kerr at least got it and called what the Lincoln Project did terrible but it’s troubling how many were just easily led in a mob action against these people because they directed it.
But it turns out that if you’re bold enough about your harassment of people, Twitter just might flag it after all, if thousands complain.
Twitter locked out the Lincoln Project’s account on Twitter, determining that the tweet about the lawyers violated their terms of service.
“The Tweet referenced is in violation of the Twitter Rules on abusive behavior,” a Twitter spokesperson told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “The account owner will be required to delete the violative Tweet before regaining access to their account.”
It couldn’t happen to a nicer group of weasels. The only thing wrong is that they aren’t completely suspended because this is only one part of their harassment.
So when is Joe Biden going to denounce the violent rhetoric and/or targeted harassment out there from Democratic operatives or Never Trumpers? If this were Donald Trump the media already would have blamed Trump for the actions of his supporters.