Tweeting as President Bartlet, Aaron Sorkin Defends “Right to Assembly” and Condemns Rioters, Looters

(Neglects to Mention Black People)

SUNSET STRIP — In a series of unthreaded tweets posted on his verified Twitter account, liberal screenwriter Aaron Sorkin wrote in the voice of The West Wing’s President Josiah Bartlet on Wednesday evening. The timing of Sorkin’s tweets coincided with former President Barack Obama’s speech to the nation.