The following graph shows net support for former president Donald Trump being allowed back on to Facebook by the social media platform:
If you come in search of optimism, find a flicker of hope in the results by age cohort. Zoomers are by this measure the generation most opposed to the corpotocracy silencing the citizenry.
Trump did nothing to protect other voices critical of the regime during the four years he had some power to do so. If he thought by refusing to take the fight to the social media syndicate he would be spared its banhammer, he was badly mistaken. More likely it was a consequence of his general unwillingness or inability to ever follow through on any his tough talk. Whatever the reason, his permanent exile is unsurprising even if it is mildly unpopular.