Elon Musk is a champion of free speech and he made that perfectly clear when he shot down a BBC reporter’s ridiculous accusation that Twitter is plagued by “hate speech”. The leftist U.K.-based BBC was trying to push the narrative that Twitter is a haven for “hate speech” and that there’s “not enough people to police” it, but Musk wasn’t having any of it.
He pressed the reporter to be more specific and asked him to provide a definition of what constitutes hate speech. When the reporter couldn’t give an example of hate speech, Musk shut him down, saying “I say sir that you don’t know what you’re talking about.”
It turns out, the reporter’s accusation was likely prompted by a George Soros-funded U.K. group called the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. This shady organization has been targeting Musk with nonsense-laced agitprop about “hate” for daring to engage with “right-wing” Twitter accounts.
It’s no surprise that Soros is trying to censor Musk, as he often speaks out against government corruption and censorship. He’s a vocal advocate for free speech, and it’s clear that he won’t be silenced.
What’s particularly concerning is that the BBC reporter had no tangible evidence to back up his claim of “hate speech” on Twitter. He cited an organization funded by Soros as his source, but couldn’t name a single example of hate speech. This is a prime example of how the media can easily spread false information to push an agenda.
Thankfully, Musk was there to shut down the BBC reporter’s baseless accusations and stand up for free speech. It’s important that we continue to support him and other voices that are willing to speak out against the censorship and corruption of big tech companies. We should be encouraging more people to join the fight for free speech and to make sure that the truth is not suppressed by political agendas.
Erica Carlin is an independent journalist, opinion writer and contributor to several news and opinion sources. She is based in Georgia.