Elon Musk’s tenure has been a complete disaster for the establishment.
All of the Big Tech corruption that conservatives suspected for years is being proven true.
And Twitter had cash flowing in from one source that will leave red with rage.
It’s beginning to become clear as to why establishment Democrats were so outraged by Elon Musk purchasing Twitter.
Even before Musk carried through with his plan, there were numerous hit pieces ripping the tech billionaire.
And the reason why is because the establishment had its paws all over Twitter.
The FBI transferred millions in taxpayer dollars to Twitter for “processing requests” from the feds
The latest tranche of Twitter Files dispatches showed that the FBI actually paid Twitter millions of dollars.
So the old Twitter regime was very much in bed with the feds.
The New York Post reported that the “FBI paid Twitter nearly $3.5 million of taxpayer cash to ban accounts largely linked to conservative voices and target so-called ‘foreign influence’ operations, the latest installment of the ‘Twitter Files’ revealed on Monday. In an email dated Feb. 10, 2021, an unidentified Twitter employee told then-deputy general counsel Jim Baker and then-general counsel Sean Edgett that ‘we have collected $3,415,323 since October 2019!’ The email, published by independent journalist Michael Shellenberger, explained that Twitter’s Safety, Content & Law Enforcement (SCALE) division had instituted a ‘reimbursement program’ in exchange for devoting staff hours to ‘processing requests from the FBI.’”
46. The FBI’s influence campaign may have been helped by the fact that it was paying Twitter millions of dollars for its staff time.
“I am happy to report we have collected $3,415,323 since October 2019!” reports an associate of Jim Baker in early 2021. pic.twitter.com/SmNse97QxK
— Michael Shellenberger (@ShellenbergerMD) December 19, 2022
Not only were Twitter higher-ups meeting with the federal government on a regular basis, they were accepting cold, hard cash from the feds in exchange for “processing requests.”
No wonder the entire establishment melted down when Musk bought Twitter.
They knew Musk was about to take possession of the receipts documenting their malfeasance.
When conservatives and counter-narrative liberals were booted off of Twitter, Democrats and their media allies insincerely retorted that Twitter was a private company and it could do whatever they wanted.
The Left have disdain for property rights and free speech; they were simply trying to deflect right-wing criticism with right-wing arguments.
However, this latest dispatch is proof that Twitter was not behaving like a private company.
Twitter was working at the behest of the federal government.
In essence, Twitter was silencing speech where the government could not.
That is textbook fascism.
The Post added that the “reports by Shellenberger and fellow independent journalists Matt Taibbi and Bari Weiss, have revealed extensive collaboration and employee overlap between Twitter and the FBI, who Taibbi reported last week treated the social media company as a ‘subsidiary’ and repeatedly reported supposed ‘misinformation.’”
Democrats have to cheat in order to win.
There’s no telling how ugly the Twitter Files are going to get.
Stay tuned to Unmuzzled News for any updates to this ongoing story.