Twitter's turn in the barrel

Top Democrats said Twitter needs to take the probe more seriously. Photo: Matt Rourke / AP

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey overnight promised "a more aggressive stance" to deter harassment and protect speech, in an effort to defuse #WomenBoycottTwitter:

The backdrop: Actress Rose McGowan said Twitter had temporarily locked her account after posts about Harvey Weinstein's misconduct. That sparked a protest yesterday by "[a]ctivists, celebrities and journalists."