Taibbi: Savor The Great Musk Panic

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News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com by Tyler Durden
What exactly does [Musk] believe can't be said on the platform right now? It certainly doesn't take long to find discredited race science, arguments that women are intellectually inferior, antisemitism… It is easy to assume that the banned speech that Mr. Musk is standing up for is worse even than that. As the comedian Michael Che put it on "Saturday Night Live," the $44 billion deal shows "how badly white guys want to use the N-word."

This is the elite argument against free speech in a nutshell: "If you favor 'all legal speech,' you really just want to slander, threaten, and harass. Now please let me tiptoe up to libel myself, as I tell millions of New York Times readers I 'assume' you're a racist itching to use the N-word."

The hypocrisy of America's self-appointed culture-protectors this week is breathtaking. They really seem not to realize that what they've been seeking for years isn&
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