November 30, 2022

It takes a certain amount of contradiction to argue, like Elon Musk, that activists are “trying to destroy freedom of expression in America” ​​by pressuring companies to stop advertising on Twitter, the social media platform he’s about to promote paid a lot to hire. A “free speech absolutist,” as Musk describes himself, would surely understand that activists who say their part to corporations also speak out for free speech. Wouldn’t he?

The manufacturers of Cheerios, Centrum-Vitaminen or Chevy Silverados have no obligation to advertise anywhere they don’t want it. The same applies to Musk’s car company Tesla, which does not advertise at all.

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