In this day and age, we live with the unfortunate truth that the President of the United States has decided that the best way of communicating with the public is through the 140- character format of Twitter. While these tweets range from slightly strange to borderline demented, it’s almost impossible to look away: it’s rare these days that we can get through a news day without hearing about another contentious tweet from Mr. Trump.
While you may be tempted to delete your social media accounts and go live in the woods, we have good news for you: there’s a still a lot of great, interesting stuff being posted on Twitter by visionary artists who believe in speaking truth to power and standing up to ignorant trolls. Artists like Killer Mike from Run the Jewels, Taylor Swift, Josh Tillman (Aka Father John Misty) all run super interesting social media accounts that address current events and sometimes create a sort of artistic narrative in-and-of themselves. [Read more…]