Goodbye, Blue Check. Twitter Permanently Bans Account Of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. 

In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting in Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 23, 2021. Ayatollah Khamenei on Friday said he understands protesters' anger over a drought in the country's southwest, as a fourth death related to ongoing demonstrations there was reported. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)

No more tweets re-tweets for Iran’s Supreme Leader as of Saturday.  Twitter told Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that he’s done, permanently banned from the social media site. 

The post that finally got him booted was an animated video that showed President Trump being targeted by a robot and drone while playing golf. Along with the video was this not-so-subtle message. 

“Solemimani’s murder and the one who gave the order will pay the ultimate price.”

It’s clearly a message that is in response to the death of Iranian Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard, who was taken out in 2020 by a U.S. strike in Baghdad after an Iran supported military group stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. 

Twitter told Fox Business that they did, in fact, ban him for violating what they call their “ban evasion policy.” 

Critics of Twitter wonder what took so long since accounts linked to Khamenei have repeatedly shared violent messaging over the years. 

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