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JK Rowling Steps into ‘Duel’ Between Donald Trump and Stephen King

Being blocked by the POTUS on Twitter has become quite the achievement for his critics.

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For the President of the United States, any insult or critique (especially from the Left) on social media is often enough to prompt a block.

On Tuesday, it was the turn of none other than author Stephen King himself.

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King has for a long time expressed his aversion towards Trump as President and his policies on Twitter.

Therefore, it may not seem like a shock that his consistent criticism landed him on the #BlockedByTrump list, a Twitter trend started by all those who have received the same treatment as the best-selling author.

However, a fellow from the literary community and another outspoken Trump-critic came to King’s rescue soon after.

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Among left-leaning critics who regularly reply directly to Trump’s tweets, being blocked by the POTUS has become an achievement, a mark they wear with pride.

Others have questioned whether a commander-in-chief can block certain individuals from his designated public forum.

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University sent a letter to Trump earlier in June stating that this was in fact a violation of constitutional principles.

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