Twitter is locked in an escalating feud with the Republican Party after locking the campaign Twitter account of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Republicans accused Twitter of anti-conservative bias and vowed to stop spending ad money on Twitter until the company relented and restored the @team_mitch Twitter account.
The controversy began after the McConnell campaign posted a video on Twitter showing protestors shouting violent threats at a Monday rally outside the McConnell family home.
"Just stab the motherfucker in the heart please," shouted one woman in a video that was also aired on Fox News. Another protestor mocked McConnell's recent shoulder surgery, saying that the senator "should have broken his little, raggedy, wrinkled-ass neck."