- Jul 21, 2019
- Reaction score
This Washington Post article on “Twittergate” is very good:
Disappointed conservatives:The Twitter thread, based on internal communications posted by Substack writer Matt Taibbi, showed the company independently decided to limit the spread of the article, without Democratic politicians, the Biden campaign or FBI exerting control over the social media network. In fact, the only input from a sitting politician that Taibbi noted was from Silicon Valley Rep. Ro Khanna (D), who told Twitter executives they should distribute the story, regardless of the potential consequences for his party.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/12/03/elon-musk-twitter-files/But the thread left even some of Twitter’s critics wanting more.“Look, I think we’ve seen quite a bit that’s useful. It’s not really the smoking gun we’d hoped for,” said New York Post columnist Miranda Devine on Carlson’s show. She claimed without evidence that Musk “held back some material.”“So far I’m deeply underwhelmed,” tweeted Sebastian Gorka, a former deputy assistant to Trump.