Free speech absolutist... not so much. No reasonable person is a free speech absolutist, not Musk now apparently. Musk is not a reasonable person but taking on the garbage pail that is twitter is teaching him a few things about the dangers of providing a platform for harmful communications.
Have you ever read the book, “We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families?”
Pretty incredible and it’s so applicable for our time. The political and media situation in America is unsustainable. You can’t have a propaganda apparatus keep scaring 30-40 percent of the population that their religions, schools, race, and way of life is under assault 24/7 without detrimental consequences. And we’re seeing it play out with right wing hate and violence; whether it be this “soft violence” like what we’ve seen with school boards or the hard violence with Trumpers shooting up schools, churches, and malls