Tennessee Lt. Gov. Randy McNally has announced that he will be taking a break from social media following criticism for commenting on posts of nearly nude photos of a 20-year-old gay model. His decision has been met with mixed reactions, prompting questions about the role of social media in politics and the need for more guidance on its use by elected officials. McNally has stated that his intent was always engagement and encouragement, and that he will be pausing his social media activity in order to reflect and receive more guidance.
Tennessee Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Pauses Social Media Activity Following Controversy Over Racy Comments