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Even by the standards of a Twittersphere where anonymous snark is common, the personal attacks by the Twitter account known as @RichardGoldston were extraordinarily nasty. Hiding behind a fake biography and a stolen photo, the account targeted anyone who was critical of the Rwandan government, using vicious gossip and misogynistic slurs to assault its enemies.

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