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Watch: Elon Musk Reveals Most Shocking Thing About 'Twitter Files,' Makes Major Confession

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Elon Musk was in an interview Saturday on the show “All-In,” a podcast themed on “all things” politics, economics, tech, social and poker.

During the episode, Musk made a confession that confirmed what many Americans feared: “To be totally frank, almost every conspiracy theory that people had about Twitter turned out to be true,” Musk said.

“Is there a conspiracy theory about Twitter that didn’t turn out to be true? So far they’ve all turned out to be true — if not more true than people thought,” he said.

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In the interview, co-host Chamath Palihapitiya asked Musk if there was something in “The Files” that shocked Musk more than the rest.

After some prodding from the podcast co-hosts, Musk replied, “The FBI stuff was pretty intense.”

Palihapitiya added, “To have a secure SCIF that essentially sends things that government agents want the populace to basically think, seems like out of a really bad dystopian novel. And then it turns out it existed. And also, the thing is it couldn’t have just existed at Twitter.”

Musk said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was flagging content that had nothing to do with terrorism.


“They literally flagged satire,” he said. “Maybe they didn’t get the joke, I don’t know.”

Musk was undoubtedly referencing the FBI’s involvement in censoring numerous Twitter accounts, many of them clearly satirical (or conservative).

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In another release of the “Twitter Files,” journalist Matt Taibbi revealed that more than 150 emails were exchanged between the FBI and Yoel Roth, Twitter’s former head of trust and safety.

The FBI even had a social media-focused task force, at least 80 agents strong, working with Twitter under the pretense of “identifying foreign influence and election tampering of all kinds,” according to Taibbi.

The FBI can call censorship whatever it wants — the devil goes by many names. But take away the smoke and mirrors, the false pretenses about protecting democracy and fighting terrorism, and what do we see?

A fat cat organization, bloated with American tax dollars and stuffed with greedy bureaucrats, whose actions, intentionally or not, step on the rights and freedoms of the very Americans they say they protect.

Musk is right. It is pretty intense.

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Ole Braatelien is a social media coordinator for The Western Journal. He currently attends Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, where he is pursuing a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication.




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