Twitter Halts All Verifications After Verifying Charlottesville Neo-Nazi Rally Organizer

Yesterday, Twitter decided to verify Jason Kessler, an organizer of the August neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville that left one woman dead. Shortly after her death, Kessler even tweeted that the woman was a “fat disgusting Communist” and characterized her murder as “payback time.” But Twitter refuses to explain why it…

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Organizer of Neo-Nazi Rally Tweets That Death of Heather Heyer Was 'Payback Time' [Updated]

Jason Kessler, the organizer of last weekend’s neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville and a former contributor to the Daily Caller, tweeted overnight that the death of Heather Heyer was “payback time.” Response in the white nationalist community was mixed, with some distancing themselves from Kessler, others applauding his…