Author: Virginia Kruta

Democrat Senator Demands ‘Algorithmic Justice’ In The Wake Of Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover

Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) demanded “algorithmic justice” in the wake of billionaire Elon Musk’s successful bid to take control of Twitter. Markey argued that having a handful of billionaires in control of major social media platforms — like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram — was an unacceptable scenario and called on Congress to act to restrain …

‘Parody Or Drunken Chutzpah?’: MSNBC Host Dragged For Complaining Musk Might Use Twitter To Do To The Left What It Did To The Right

MSNBC host Ari Melber took some heat Monday for complaining that Elon Musk might use his newly-acquired control of Twitter to silence some voices and amplify others. A number of critics responded to his complaint, calling out the obvious irony and pointing out the fact that Twitter had been using algorithms that effectively stifled conservative …

‘The View’ Host Claims Twitter Is Mostly ‘Straight White Men’ Who Will Use Freedom Of Speech To Abuse Women

Sunny Hostin claimed Tuesday that Twitter was populated primarily by “straight white men” — and suggested that if billionaire Elon Musk allowed for more free speech on the platform, people would use that freedom to be more abusive toward women. Hostin and her co-hosts on ABC daytime talk show “The View” responded during Tuesday’s broadcast …

‘Spectacular And Deadly Failure’: MSNBC Host Blames Biden For Low COVID Booster Rates

Not even MSNBC is defending President Joe Biden and the Democratic Party’s COVID response, with ultra-liberal host Mehdi Hasan blasting the commander-in-chief for his “spectacular and deadly” failure to encourage Americans to get booster shots. Hasan weighed in while responding to a tweet from fellow leftist Taylor Lorenz, The Washington Post reporter currently under fire for revealing …

‘Our Concerns Are Not New’: Psaki Won’t Mention Musk By Name, Warns Twitter Could Still Promote ‘Misinformation’

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki would not comment specifically on the news that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk had secured a deal to buy Twitter, but she said during Monday’s press briefing that President Joe Biden remains concerned about social media platforms and their role in spreading “misinformation.” Psaki took several questions on the topic …

‘He Was, Uh, At The Eiffel Tower’: Biden Says French President Wasn’t There To Take Congratulatory Call

President Joe Biden said Monday that French President Emmanuel Macron had not been available to take his call offering congratulations for his reelection win. Biden explained that he had called, but had spoken to staff members because Macron had been busy celebrating his win. BIDEN: “I tried to talk to [Macron] last night. We spoke …

‘Live Callers And Door Knocks’: New York Official Suggests Door-To-Door Campaign To Get People Boosted

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has called on officials to mount a door-knocking campaign to get New Yorkers to follow through on getting their booster shots for COVID-19. Levine began by pointing out that the percentage of New York City residents who had gotten their booster shots already was not really increasing over time – …