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Donald Trump's staff reportedly banning him from using Twitter

Of all the loose cannons to roll across political Twitter's decks, Donald Trump may have been the most volatile. The GOP nominee blasted his messages into the feeds of 13 million followers and accrued retweets by the thousands. For every hit scored against Jeb Bush ("low energy"), Ted Cruz ("Lyin'") or Hillary Clinton ("Crooked"), though, there remained a risk Trump's potshots would be self-destructive rather than tactical.

In the past, Trump's worst tweets included the ludicrous, like his claim that climate change was a Chinese hoax, as well as the insulting and unsubtle. "While @BetteMidler is an extremely unattractive woman," Trump...

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