WashPost Cry-Bully Taylor Lorenz Whines Twitter Favors ‘Far-Right Influencers’

July 20th, 2023 5:45 PM

WashPost Cry-Bully Lorenz Whines Twitter Favors ‘Far-Right InfluencersThe Washington Post cry-bully Taylor Lorenz did not hold back her extreme leftist complaining about Twitter’s new influencer payment program paying conservatives as well as liberals, and Twitter users did not hold back their criticism of her.

In a hysterically biased article published July 13, Lorenz lamented that “the first beneficiaries” of Twitter’s payment program “appear to be high-profile far-right influencers.” Lorenz further claimed, without evidence, that Twitter was “bribing” users to stay on the platform. Lorenz’s hissy fit came as many prominent Twitter users began to publicize their earnings. Lorenz’s article attempted to mislead its readers by completely ignoring the leftist Twitter users who also received payments from the social media giant. It wasn’t long, however, before she got caught.

Prominent Twitter users, including leftist journalists Ed and Brian Krassenstein, took to Twitter to call out Lorenz’s complaints as detailed in The Post article. “This article was very bad reporting on behalf of the Washington Post and Taylor Lorenz, and that's coming from someone who normally likes the WaPo,” said Ed Krassenstein, known for his tirades against Republicans, on July 14. Brian Krassenstein echoed his brother’s remarks, saying, “You might be reading the Washington Post article by Taylor Lorenz and be thinking, ‘But Brian Krassenstein made $24k from Elon and he's not far right’. All I can say is... I work out”.

Twitter owner and CTO Elon Musk had a short but sweet reaction to Lorenz’s piece on Twitter. “Liar Lorenz,” he tweeted in reply to the article’s headline. Twitter user End Wokeness also responded to Lorenz’s tantrum, tweeting: “Looks like we triggered Taylor Lorenz.”

The Babylon Bee writer Ashley St. Clair chimed in, saying, “Taylor Lorenz thinks that the money paid to creators on Twitter should go to struggling news rooms instead.”

Lorenz, unsatisfied that conservatives were reaping the benefits of ads on their tweets, also spent a large part of the article published on Jeff Bezos’ Post criticizing Twitter’s payment program. For example, Lorenz ridiculously presented Libs of TikTok creator Chaya Raichik as proof that “not all prominent right-wing Twitter contributors appeared to be part of the program.” However, Raichik never definitively told Lorenz whether she did or did not receive money from Twitter, per a tweet by Raichik. “Had a nice chat with Taylor Lorenz tonight,” tweeted Raichik in reaction.

In an attempt to rectify the outlandish kvetching in the piece, Lorenz returned to the piece two days later and added that “[a]nti-Trump influencers Ed Krassenstein and Brian Krassenstein” had also been paid by Twitter. However, the whining nature of the piece remained.

Conservatives are under attack. Contact The Washington Post at 202-334-6000 and demand that it stop allowing Lorenz to continue publishing her unabashedly biased opinions as news.