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Varad Mehta

Varad Mehta

Nov 25
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"Elon Musk plans to reinstate nearly all previously banned Twitter accounts — to the alarm of activists and online trust and safety experts." When your headline and lede tell you exactly why the thing you don't like is happening but you can't see it.…

"'Apple and Google need to seriously start exploring booting Twitter off the app store,' said Alejandra Caraballo, clinical instructor at Harvard Law’s cyberlaw clinic." Transgender commissar is unhappy new regime doesn't care what they think and wants you to know it.
Literally everyone quoted in this article is a leftist activist of some kind. Of course they're unhappy. They're no longer in charge. They had their new found impotence and irrelevance. But they are vicious, malevolent people; they won't go down without a fight.
This story is nothing but Taylor Lorenz using a Washington Post byline to regurgitate progressive propaganda. It's the journalistic equivalent of money laundering. It's a deeply unethical practice which is also SOP. You want mis/disinformation? Here it is.…
NBC News entire "misinformation" unit is built around that; it's there MO. Taylor Lorenz's job at WaPo is to do the same thing. Find a bunch of progressive activists, don't identify them as such, then cover them in the respectability of her outlet and thus make them seem neutral.
They've gotten away with it for a long time. But Musk has no respect for their pieties and norms. He won't think of the children. He's a threat to their hegemony over the information apparat. They can't stand it. And they've reacted accordingly.
To which all I can say is, Bravo, @Elon Musk. More power to you.
Here's the non-paywalled version of the story discussed in this thread for those of you who haven't yet sampled the delicacy that is Taylor Lorenz's latest journo-washing propaganda.…
Varad Mehta

Varad Mehta

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