David Simon’s position on Twitter has apparently evolved. The Wire creator and former Baltimore reporter once wrote that it was a medium where one can “simplify anything to the point of stupidity.” Last week, however, Simon started Tweeting.
First picked out by Simon’s former employer The Baltimore Sun, the @AoDespair account lacks the blue check for verified Twitter celebrity status. But the name of the account points to Simon’s website, and the backstage footage from the weekend’s Wire cast reunion in Baltimore seem to echk out:
— David Simon (@AoDespair) July 19, 2015
So let’s put all past opinions behind us, and welcome David Simon to Twitter. With all the feuding this week, the medium could use your level head.