The purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk would represent for
many exponents of the US republican right
the pass to return to 'chirping'.
The first to return to the social network would be former US president
New York Times
reports that Musk, who has always framed his offer for Twitter as an attempt to preserve free speech on the platform, has long said that, if successful, it would allow the tycoon to reclaim the his account.
Profile no longer active and permanently suspended for the last time after the January 6, 2021 uprising at the Capitol in Washington.
According to the American newspaper, along with Trump, a host of "
right-wing culture warriors
could return to service with Musk's blessing", "including those who were forbidden to express hateful opinions, spread false conspiracy theories and harass other users", yes law.
Musk has also already confirmed that he wants to
cancel all permanent Twitter bans
"with the exception of spam accounts and those that explicitly advocate violence."
Twitter drops to Wall Street
where, in the negotiations preceding the opening of the market, it loses 1.7%.
To weigh are the uncertainties about the agreement with Elon Musk and how the Tesla owner will modify the social network.
Musk has never hidden his intentions to make Twitter a
friendlier platform for right-wing voices
The South African naturalized American entrepreneur, in fact, defines himself as a centrist but often makes
crusades against a certain part of the left
In the past, for example, he has expressed
support for The Babylon Bee
, a conservative satire site whose Twitter account was suspended after posting a transphobic humorous piece about a Biden administration official.
And Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, who represents Georgia in the US House and whose personal Twitter account was suspended this year for repeatedly sharing misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines, has already urged Musk to reinstate her along with other right-wingers. .
Among them is
Alex Jones, the founder of Infowars