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Msnbc’s Katy Tur Warns Viewers About The ‘Massive, Life And Globe-Altering Consequences’ If Musk Buys Twitter

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MSNBC’s Katy Tur warned viewers on Thursday about the immense consequences that could follow if Tesla CEO Elon Musk could buys Twitter.

Following the tech mogul’s announcement that he has offered to purchase Twitter, liberal commentators and news figures criticized the move as potentially damaging to social media. On “Katy Tur Reports,” Tur commented on Musk’s proposal and discussed how Twitter affects democracy.

“Twitter is very tricky, and it’s had a large effect on democracies abroad, but also here as we saw last year with the insurrection and as we saw in 2016 with the election,” Tur said.

New York Times contributor Kara Swisher noted that Musk’s previous 9.1% Twitter stock purchase already put the company “under leverage” over whether to allow former President Trump to rejoin the platform.

“This is a company that is under leverage and a lot of people looked at it, but it has a lot of hair on it, including Donald Trump, speaking of hair, and whether to bring him back. You know, without Elon Musk, they have to think about if he runs for president and if he wins … (Read more)

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