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What is going on with Elon Musk and Ron DeSantis?

By Robert Reich

25 May 2023 · 3 min read

informed Summary

  1. Elon Musk has embraced the political right. Although he calls himself a libertarian, he is really aiming to lead democracy’s foes.

The real significance of Ron DeSantis’s presidential announcement on Twitter had little to do with DeSantis but everything to do with Musk.

It’s that Twitter, under Musk, has fully embraced the political right.

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