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Robert A. George

Elon Musk Sabotages His Defense of Free Speech

The Twitter CEO might have a valid point about the suppression of conservative voices, but his erratic behavior guarantees that most users won’t listen.  

Undercutting his message.

Undercutting his message.

Photographer: Carina Johansen/NTB/AFP

Elon Musk has his work cut out for him if he wants to get Twitter on healthy financial footing. Yet one of the biggest impediments to righting the ship appears to be Musk himself. 

From the start of Musk’s on-again, off-again pursuit of Twitter that culminated in a $44 billion acquisition that closed last week, the entrepreneur has asserted he could do a much better job of running the company than previous management.