“For Twitter to deserve public trust, it must be politically neutral,” Twitter owner Elon Musk
Fast forward to today. Musk now officially owns Twitter, replies pretty much exclusively to
On Tuesday, NBC News
Musk confirmed his participation in DeSantis’ presidential campaign launch with a retweet of Fox News’ Bill Melugin.
“BREAKING: @FoxNews confirms Florida Governor @RonDeSantis will announce his 2024 Presidential run tomorrow night, 6pm ET in a Twitter Spaces interview with @elonmusk,” read Melugin’s
Musk has previously shared his support for DeSantis on Twitter. In a June 2022 tweet, for example, Musk replied to a conversation involving his recent vote for a Republican Congressional candidate. He was asked who he’d support for president in 2024.
In a tweet the following month, Musk
Further solidifying just how this conversation between Musk and DeSantis will go is the announced moderator, David Sacks. Sacks is a tech VC who has previously shared his support for DeSantis and even
DeSantis enters a primary race that so far features Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina, former Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley, and of course former president Donald Trump.
Trump has been feuding with DeSantis for months now, awaiting the latter’s much-rumored entrance into the race. And while Trump has yet to comment on Musk’s participation in the campaign launch, the former president has also