On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to remove net neutrality rules it put in place two years ago under the Obama administration. Predictably, this prompted hatemongers on social media to call for the murder of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
Here’s a sample of the tweets we found:
kill ajit pai
— start//end (@Ohverkillss) December 14, 2017
I’m not usually one to call for assassinations but cane someone please kill Ajit Pai? #NetNeutrality
— Michael (@Sarkastik136) December 14, 2017
Someone kill Ajit Pai immediately #SaveTheNet
— Ray! (@xRaymond9250) December 14, 2017
I plan to kill Ajit Pai
(or someone else) if I am in a self-defense situation where they are putting my life at risk.
I’m gonna kill Ajit Pai I swear to god
— Fintan Majora (@Fintan_Majora) December 14, 2017