Elon Musk says the far left ‘hates everyone, including themselves’ 2022-04-29 09:11:00


Billionaire Elon Musk blasted far-left progressives on Friday morning — and offered another glimpse into his political views as he advances in $44 billion acquisition of Twitter.

“The Far Left hates everyone, including themselves!” musk Friday morning tweet.

But Musk followed up 16 minutes later, adding“But I’m not a fan of the far right either. Let’s have less hate and more love.”

Musk has influenced politics as his takeover deal sparked fierce resistance from Twitter employees and left-leaning critics — some of whom vowed to leave the platform altogether, citing concerns that the billionaire’s leadership could lead to more offensive or hateful content.

The Friday morning tweets also came hours after he dusted Twitter by sharing a cartoon depicting The country’s changing political landscape over the past decade.

The cartoon, drawn by Colin Wright of Quillette’s online magazine, features a stick figure standing slightly left of center on the political spectrum from 2008 – only to end up as a right-leaning conservative in 2021 as someone called “Awake Progressive” gradually moved left more .

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Elon Musk criticized the far left Democrats on Friday, adding that he is not a fan of the far right either.
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Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion.
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Musk later spoke in detail about his initial position, noting that he was a prominent supporter of former Democratic President Barack Obama.

“I’ve been very supportive of Obama for president, but today the Democratic Party has been hijacked by extremists,” Musk added.

Musk has intensified his criticism of the policies of the extreme left in recent days. Earlier this month, he He blamed Netflix’s recent subscriber losses to the “wake virus” that made the platform “unwatchable”.

The billionaire often traded punches with moderate Democrats, Like President Bidenfar left politicians As Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mas.)

Musk’s move to buy Twitter drew sharp criticism from progressives, including MSNBC anchor Joy Reed – who suggested the South African-born billionaire bought the company because he He “misses” apartheid.

Meanwhile, Musk emphasized that he would rethink Twitter’s policies to emphasize freedom of speech – using existing laws as a barrier to acceptable dialogue.

“By ‘freedom of speech’ I mean what conforms to the law. I am against censorship that goes beyond the law. If the people want less freedom of speech, they will ask the government to make laws for that purpose. Therefore, bypassing the law goes against the will of the people.”