Meet Zhao Lijian, The Chinese Diplomat Who Got Promoted For Trolling The US On Twitter

BEIJING — The most interesting diplomat in the world these days may well be Zhao Lijian, the combative, bombastic, frankly Trumpy voice of the People’s Republic of China on Twitter. Zhao was in fine form this Thanksgiving weekend, offering an eight-part tweetstorm on American racism, tweeting at one point that the US was merely suffering […]

Tories accused of misleading voters after renaming one of their Twitter accounts ‘FactcheckUK’

THE Tories have been accused of misleading voters after renaming one of their Twitter accounts “FactcheckUk”. FullFact, the fact-checking charity, described the move as “inappropriate and misleading” and other critics called for Twitter to remove the party’s press account’s ‘verified’ status. The Tories made the move after the leadership debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy […]