In Defense of Mitt Romney’s Secret Twitter

Social media was going to end shame, but it just ended up killing privacy instead

Republican Senator Mitt Romney speaks to journalists on September 23, 2019.
Photo: Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty

EEarlier this week, Republican Senator Mitt Romney went viral on Twitter after Slate writer Ashley Feinberg uncovered his secret Twitter account. Romney — who’d chosen the pseudonym Pierre Delecto for his secret account —…