On Monday, Twitter announced they have made the decision to retroactively ban Betsy Ross from their platform.
The seamstress somehow managed to escape criticism for 240 years but earlier in the month Nike zeroed in on Ross and exposed her little-known “American Flag” project to the world. The shock of this flag has sent ripples through the nation and has forced more large companies to distance themselves from Ross.
“Frankly, it was long overdue,” Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey said. “The hatred she showed making that dreadful flag, just imagine what she could have done with 280 characters.”
Twitter, feeling the need to justify their decision, released a series of examples of the horrible tweets Betsy Ross would have probably tweeted: