Ilhan Omar’s ‘Unequivocal’ Apology Seems Pretty Equivocal

Webster’s Dictionary defines “unequivocal” as “leaving no doubt: clear, unambiguous,” or “unquestionable.” That’s how I’ve always used the word, but after Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) “unequivocally apologized” for a series of anti-Semitic tweets, I had to make sure I hadn’t missed some alternate definition.

BuzzFeed Horrified Twitter Won’t Remove Tweets That Don’t Violate Twitter Rules

I was horrified to discover yesterday that BuzzFeed’s Twitter account is apparently in violation of Twitter terms of service. After all, here they are tweeting out a picture of people in KKK hoods, in a tweet that explicitly notes Twitter bans tweeting “symbols historically associated with hate groups.” Twitter is allowing this altered photo comparing …