Elon Musk says far left ‘hates everyone, themselves included’

Elon Musk says far left ‘hates everyone, themselves included’

Billionaire Elon Musk slammed far-left progressives on Friday morning — serving up one other glimpse of his political beliefs as he proceeds with a $44 billion takeover of Twitter.

“The far left hates everybody, themselves included!” Musk tweeted Friday morning.

Musk, nonetheless, adopted up 16 minutes later, including, “However I’m no fan of the far proper both. Let’s have much less hate and extra love.”

However I’m no fan of the far proper both.

Let’s have much less hate and extra love.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 29, 2022

Musk weighed in on politics as his buyout deal sparks fierce resistance from Twitter staff and left-leaning pundits – a few of whom have pledged to go away the platform altogether, citing fears the billionaire’s management will lead to extra abusive or hateful content material.

The Friday morning tweets additionally got here hours after he sparked dustup on Twitter by sharing a cartoon depicting the nation’s shifting political panorama over the past decade.

The cartoon, drawn by on-line journal Quillette’s Colin Wright, depicts a stick determine standing barely left-of-center on the political spectrum as of 2008 – solely to finish up as right-leaning conservative in 2021 as a determine labeled “woke progressive” step by step moved additional left.

Elon Musk is shopping for Twitter for $44 billion.AFP/Getty Photos

Musk later elaborated on his preliminary publish, noting that he was outstanding supporter of Democratic former President Barack Obama.

“I strongly supported Obama for President, however at present’s Democratic Celebration has been hijacked by extremists,” Musk added.

Musk has stepped up his criticism of far-left politics in current days. Earlier this month, he blamed Netflix’s current subscriber losses to a “woke thoughts virus” that has made the platform “unwatchable.”

I strongly supported Obama for President, however at present’s Democratic Celebration has been hijacked by extremists

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 29, 2022

The billionaire has additionally regularly exchanged jabs with Democratic moderates, comparable to President Biden, and far-left politicians comparable to Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)

Musk’s transfer to purchase Twitter drew sharp criticism from progressives, together with MSNBC anchor Pleasure Reid – who recommended that the South African-born billionaire purchased the corporate as a result of he “misses” apartheid.

In the meantime, Musk has asserted that he’ll rethink Twitter’s insurance policies to emphasis free speech – utilizing current legal guidelines as a guardrail for acceptable dialogue.

“By ‘free speech’, I merely imply that which matches the legislation. I’m in opposition to censorship that goes far past the legislation. If folks need much less free speech, they may ask authorities to go legal guidelines to that impact. Due to this fact, going past the legislation is opposite to the desire of the folks,” Musk stated.

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