As you know, earlier this week, Twitter locked @Team_Mitch’s account for the crime of posting video footage of thugs outside Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky home shouting obscenities and death threats at the GOP Senator.

Twitter has finally restored full access to @Team_Mitch, but it seems pretty safe to say that they didn’t come to see the error of their ways on their own. In addition to facing harsh criticism — rightfully — from Republicans and conservatives, various Republican groups also pulled ad buys.

Here’s how CNN senior media reporter Oliver Darcy covered it:

Oh? Is that the story?

Here’s a reminder:

But by all means, Oliver. Make Team Mitch out to be the offenders here.

It used to be … now it’s just their standard operating procedure.

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