Elon Musk has promised to file what he terms a “thermonuclear lawsuit” against progressive media watchdog Media Matters and others, as the list of companies pausing their advertising on his social media platform grows longer.
Musk posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, Friday evening, to say: “The split second court opens on Monday, X Corp will be filing a thermonuclear lawsuit against Media Matters and ALL those who colluded in this fraudulent attack on our company.” And he added an explainer of why to stand with X is to stand with free speech.
This comes after a defining week for the social platform, including: Musk On Wednesday, Musk endorsed an X/Twitter post in which a user wrote, “Jewish communities have been pushing the exact kind of dialectical hatred against whites that they claim to want people to stop using against them.” The post pushed the “great replacement theory,” or the claim that Jewish people want to bring non-white undocumented people into western countries to reduce the influence of whites.
The convicted killer in the Tree of Life shootings had embraced that theory. “You have said the actual truth,” Musk responded.Read more on deadline.com