The exuberance on Twitter was prominent just a few hours after Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter was announced. Conservatives who had been banned began returning, and many tweeted the same messages that got them ousted in the first place–things like:
Trans swimmer Lia Thomas is a guy
Men can’t get pregnant
Abortion is not health care
There are only two genders
2020 Election was rigged
Cloth masks don’t work
On the other side, there were threats of leaving Twitter and cries that Democracy has ended. A New York Times editorial board member predicted Twitter will be a “scary place and far more toxic” under Elon Musk.
There are people who must be very nervous right now that their secrets will be exposed. Let’s look at the ramifications. More from Lori Colley.
Mouthy Buddha notes how scores leftists lost followers in the days immediately after the sale while conservatives across the board gained thousands uponnthousands of new followers. Obviously, the left-leaning management at Twitter had been playing games, not only shadow banning conservatives, but in many cases, banning them completely. Soon, we will see how this all shakes out. In the meantime, Mouthy Buddha says the country is becoming more free, even as the leftists wail over their loss of censorship opportunities.