Musk Lights up Media After Biden White House Makes Troubling Admission on Twitter ‘Monitoring'

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During the Monday press briefing, all eyes were understandably on National Security Council spokesman John Kirby, who was peppered with questions from the press about why the Biden White House didn’t take a condemnatory tone in their official statement about the ongoing protests in China over the country’s draconian zero-COVID policies and the resulting crackdowns on the people by Chinese authorities.


The focus on what Kirby had to say enabled troubling remarks made by press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre in response to a question about Elon Musk’s Twitter reign so far to fly under the radar.

The exchange occurred when a so-called reporter asked Jean-Pierre a leading question about comments reportedly made by “a researcher at Stanford” about the supposed need to “ensure that Twitter does not become a vector for misinformation” under Musk’s ownership.

After highlighting Musk’s tweet from Saturday noting that new account sign-ups at Twitter were at an all-time high, the reporter then inquired of Jean-Pierre as to whether or not the Biden White House was “concerned” and if so, “what tools” were they using to help them “keep track” of developments.

Here was KJP’s response:

“So, look, this is something that we’re certainly keeping an eye on. And, look, we — you know, we have always been very clear and — that when it comes to social media platforms, it is their responsibility to make sure that when it comes to misinformation, when we — when it comes to the hate that we’re seeing, that they take action, that they continue to take action.

Again, we’re all keeping a close eye on this. We’re all monitoring what’s — what’s currently occurring. And we see — you know, we see it with our own eyes of what you all are reporting and, just for ourselves, what’s happening on Twitter.

But again, social media companies have a responsibility to prevent their platforms from being used by any user to incite violence, especially violence directed at individual communities, as we have been seeing. And the President has been very clear on calling that out. He’ll continue to do that. And we’re going to continue to monitor the situation.”



In response, Musk took to the Twitter machine and lit up the reporter over seemingly agreeing that Twitter needed the federal government to monitor it, asking “Why are so many in the media against free speech? This is messed up.”

Though it’s true that it was “messed up” for a reporter to be asking such a question, what was more messed up was KJP’s admission that officials from the Biden administration were “keeping a close eye on” and continuing “to monitor the situation” as though the free exchange of ideas presented a dire threat to national security.

In fairness, I should note that open dialogue does indeed present a “threat” of sorts – but not to the interests of the country. It presents a direct threat to the political future of the Democratic party, which is why Democrat “leaders” under the Trump administration and now the Biden administration admittedly worked (and continue to work) hand in hand with Big Tech in order to keep censorsing opposing viewpoints and punishing users for WrongThink — all because they dare to have a different point of view on certain issues.


Simply put, any communication tool that Democrats can’t in some way control presents an existential threat to their future as a party. So therefore that tool must be targeted for cancellation.

Fortunately for free-thinking people, Elon Musk has sent strong signals that he’s in it for the long haul regardless of what happens, which is good news for independent-minded folks and bad news for The Usual Karens Suspects on the far left and in the mainstream media.

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