Battle Bird: Musk Warns Of ‘Thermonuclear’ War Against Companies Caving To Far-Left Boycott Demands | Eastern North Carolina Now | New Twitter CEO Elon Musk warned that companies that continue to cave to boycott demands from the far-left will face serious consequences as he will publicly name and shame them to his more than 100 million Twitter followers.

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    New Twitter CEO Elon Musk warned that companies that continue to cave to boycott demands from the far-left will face serious consequences as he will publicly name and shame them to his more than 100 million Twitter followers.

    The world's richest man, who said he bought the company for $44 billion in order to reserve a corner of the public square for open dialogue and free expression, induced leftist ire after he officially took over the platform last week. Musk said that a number of advertisers have ended their relationships with the company over the past several days, dealing a significant blow to the business.

    Musk responded to a tweet that encouraged him to name and shame the companies that are boycotting the platform. "You have nearly 114,000,000 Twitter followers. Name and shame the advertisers who are succumbing to the advertiser boycotts," the tweet said. "So we can counter-boycott them. And get your $8 monthly subscription going asap. So we can start to makeup for lost revenue now."

    "Thank you," Musk replied. "A thermonuclear name & shame is exactly what will happen if this continues."

    The account that Musk responded to made the remarks in response to a separate tweet from Musk earlier in the day that revealed the massive loss in revenue the company has experienced.

    "Twitter has had a massive drop in revenue, due to activist groups pressuring advertisers, even though nothing has changed with content moderation and we did everything we could to appease the activists," Musk remarked on the platform. "Extremely messed up! They're trying to destroy free speech in America."

    A number of leftist-aligned organizations, including Media Matters for America, the NAACP, the National Center for Transgender Equality, and the Union of Concerned Scientists, recently wrote a letter to the executives of major advertisers, calling on them to "cease all advertising" if Musk backs down from content moderation.

    "Not only are extremists celebrating Musk's takeover of Twitter, they are seeing it as a new opportunity to post the most abusive, harassing, and racist language and imagery," the organizations alleged. "This includes clear threats of violence against people with whom they disagree. Without deliberate efforts by Twitter to address this type of abuse and hate, your brands will be actively supporting accelerating extremism."

    A number of large corporations, including Pfizer, Volkswagen, Mondelez International, and General Mills have temporarily paused their Twitter advertising, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, while legacy car manufacturers GM and Ford were among the first companies to freeze advertisements on the platform, according to another report from Forbes. Both firms are entering the electric vehicle space against two-decade-old market leader Tesla, which is presently the world's most valuable car brand. The former companies have received a number of special favors from President Joe Biden, who has also snubbed Tesla.

    Ben Zeisloft contributed to this report.

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Where do you stand on the wanton censorship by Big Tech Platforms, while retaining their Section 230 carveout indemnifying them for Slander /Defamation lawsuits and Copyright infringements?
  Big Tech Platforms have the right to Censor all speech providing they voluntarily relinquish their Section 230 Carveout.
  Big Tech Platforms DO NOT have the right to Censor any speech, while retaining multiple indemnifications by virtue of the Section 230 Carveout.
  I know nothing of this 230 talk, but "I do love me some social media".
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It has been far too many years since the Woke theology interlaced its canons within the fabric of the Indoctrination Realm, so it is nigh time to ask: Does this Representative Republic continue, as a functioning society of a self-governed people, by contending with the unusual, self absorbed dictates of the Woke, and their vast array of Victimhood scenarios?
  Yes, the Religion of Woke must continue; there are so many groups of underprivileged, underserved, a direct result of unrelenting Inequity; they deserve everything.
  No; the Woke fools must be toppled from their self-anointed pedestal; a functioning society of a good Constitutional people cannot withstand this level of "existential" favoritism as it exists now.
  I just observe; with this thoughtful observation: What will happen "when the Vikings are breeching our walls;" how do the Woke react?
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The Democrat leadership has made constant, profound and incredible pronouncements that one's supportive vote for Republicans is tantamount to surrendering Democracy forever. Understanding their sincere thinking in their extreme position: How will you still vote on this election day?
  Democrat; because the continuance of this Democracy from the existential threat of extreme Republicans is paramount.
  Republican; the process of having a choice is the democratic method within what so called "Democracy" does exists.
  For the best candidate; and to be clear: This Constitutional Republic /this Representative Republic is not a Democracy, and never has been.
218 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

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