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Critics Blast Adam Schiff As ‘King Of Disinformation’ Following His Concerns About Musk’s Twitter Purchase

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Critics are blasting Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., as the “king of disinformation” after he expressed concern Tuesday that Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter would “stop the fight against disinformation on social media.”

“Here’s my take on the world’s richest man buying Twitter: He makes a great car and rocket. But I’m concerned his personal views will stop the fight against disinformation on social media. The problem on Twitter hasn’t been too much content moderation – it’s too much hate,” Schiff wrote in a tweet.

The liberal congressman has, himself, faced years of criticism for spreading misinformation concerning the investigation into alleged collusion with Russia by former President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in order to win the 2016 election.

He was most notably scorned over his role in promoting the discredited anti-Trump Steele dossier, being accused of promoting Russian disinformation.

Critics quickly took to social media to blast Schiff, citing his role in pushing false information throughout the Russian collusion investigation to argue he was actually one of the biggest spreader… (Read more)

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