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Despite the ongoing litigation, I’ve remained cautiously optimistic that Elon Musk might yet buy Twitter and clean house. Now there’s word that he may go ahead with it after all.
I’m delighted and hope he continues. I returned to Twitter after a 13-year absence when Musk announced his intention to buy the platform. I’ve remained there in hopes that the sale would eventually go through: failing that, I’ll eventually leave, because it remains a cesspool of censorious leftism — and, yes, there are an awful lot of fake accounts.
In my opinion, free speech remains the single greatest social issue, and lack of it, the single greatest threat to our democracy. I think Twitter becoming a free speech platform would be transformative.
Still cautiously optimistic, but more so.Published in