I welcomed the change, because it weakened the Block command, which was and now is again the only way to delete a tweet that you find offensive.
In 2011, I wrote: "Blocking has the side-effect of making me invisible to the person I'm blocking. This is totally unnecessary."
I would prefer if Twitter would give me the ability to remove specific tweets from my Replies tab. That's it. Why, after all these years, does Twitter not have this feature? I can't imagine it's that hard to implement? Maybe it is.
A couple of other ideas: