While billionaire business tycoon Elon Musk did specified Shaun King has claimed that Musk’s bid to buy Twitter is “about white power.”
“Basically, @ElonMusk wanting to buy Twitter isn’t about left versus right. It’s about white power. The man was raised in apartheid by a white nationalist. He’s upset that Twitter doesn’t allow white nationalists to attack/harass people. That’s his definition of free speech,” King said tweeted.
“Elon Musk has openly called himself a ‘free speech absolutist’ and said he wants to create a space where anything can be said about anyone. That’s why white nationalists are giddy today. Dangerous here on Twitter and other platforms I follow daily,” King added. “And listen, I don’t even like the Democratic Party. So for me, it’s not left versus right. Not at all. It’s how the richest man in the world, a son of apartheid, being raised by a white nationalist, wants to be sure that his speech, and that of other white men, is not censored.”
Musk has previously called that he grew up in South Africa but left at the age of 17 “partly to avoid conscription” – he remarked that “spending two years oppressing black people didn’t seem like good use”. Time.
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Twitter has announced it has reached an agreement with Musk, who will take over the social media company.
A Twitter press release Noted that the company “has entered into a definitive agreement, from a company wholly owned by Elon Musk, for $54.20 per share in cash in a transaction valued approximately $44 billion.” to be taken over. Upon completion of the transaction, Twitter will become a privately owned company.”
Some people have criticized the platform for its censorship, but it seems Musk is willing to make free speech a priority for the big tech company.
“Freedom of expression is the foundation of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital marketplace where important things for the future of mankind are debated,” Musk said, according to the press release. “I also want to make Twitter better than ever by improving the product with new features, open-sourcing algorithms to increase trust, defeat spam bots, and authenticate everyone. Twitter has tremendous potential – I look forward to working with the company and the community of users to unlock it.”
https://www.theblaze.com/news/king-musk-twitter-white-power Shaun King claims Elon Musk bid “on White Power” on Twitter