The world’s richest man went from liberating Twitter to blasting leftist extremism.
Someone break out the popcorn.
Wait But Why blog website founder Tim Urban retweeted a meme graph shared by Tesla CEO Elon Musk illustrating the current political divide in the country. The graph showed that as liberals pushed farther left, traditional liberals were left behind and now considered right-wing.
Urban said in part that “the left is in a sense being held hostage by their extreme wing, making a lot of people who enthusiastically voted for Obama feel politically homeless today.” Musk, in response, went for the jugular: “I strongly supported Obama for President, but today’s Democratic Party has been hijacked by extremists.” Musk proclaimed in a separate tweet the next day: “The far left hates everyone, themselves included!”
The far left hates everyone, themselves included!— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 29, 2022
The left went apoplectic over Musk’s graph. Roambotics CEO Scott Menor, who ironically had “#AbolishThePolice” and the pronouns “he/they” in his Twitter profile, cried out: “What a fucking load of horseshit.” Talk about a lack of self-awareness. New York Democratic congressional candidate Melanie D’Arrigo, who also had the pronouns “she/her” in her Twitter profile, tried to wokescold Musk, also proving his point:
If you consider equity, equality, saving our planet, ensuring people don’t die because they can’t afford healthcare and protecting our kids from being taught white supremacist propaganda in school “radical,” than you are so far right that you can’t see the center.
I strongly supported Obama for President, but today’s Democratic Party has been hijacked by extremists— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 29, 2022
Leftist journalist Seth Abramson — who once stupidly praised disgraced former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D) sordid handling of COVID-19 in his state as “incredibly comforting” — tweeted another graph at Musk showing a rightward shift for Republicans in Congress. He somehow argued that a graph representing 535 members of Congress disproved Musk’s argument about the broader political spectrum: “your Big Feelings =/= facts.”
Musk’s political sentiments come days after his successful $44 billion bid to buy Twitter to promote online freedom of speech.
He is clearly becoming more disillusioned with the woke left and their radical agenda. Musk recently dropped the proverbial hammer on leftist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for whining over Time magazine naming him “Person of the Year.” Warren spewed Dec. 13, “Let’s change the rigged tax code so The Person of the Year will actually pay taxes and stop freeloading off everyone else.”
Musk clapped back: “[I]f you opened your eyes for 2 seconds, you would realize I will pay more taxes than any American in history this year.” Then Musk dropped the truth bomb: “Don’t spend it all at once … oh wait you did already.”
The billionaire even trolled Warren: “You remind me of when I was a kid and my friend’s angry Mom would just randomly yell at everyone for no reason.” But Warren is not the only left-wing figurehead that Musk has poked fun at for their wokeism in recent months. Musk ripped Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for whining about the rich paying their fair share on Twitter Nov. 13. Musk responded to Sanders: “I keep forgetting that you’re still alive.”
Musk also went after The Atlantic’s David Frum. Frum whined over Musk comparing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler following the former’s tyrannical crackdown on the Freedom Convoy protesters. But Frum is on record for comparing former President Donald Trump’s supporters to Nazis for years. Musk had a one-liner for Frum’s double standard: “Hypocritical megadouche!”
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