Musk, who has gained practically 11 million followers since he first introduced Twitter takeover final month, stated that the political assaults on him will escalate dramatically within the coming months.
“Previously I voted Democrat, as a result of they had been (largely) the kindness occasion. However they’ve develop into the occasion of division & hate, so I can now not assist them and can vote Republican,” Musk tweeted.
“Now, watch their soiled tips marketing campaign in opposition to me unfold,” he added.
Musk earlier stated that for Twitter to deserve public belief, it have to be politically impartial, which successfully means upsetting the far proper and the far left equally.
The ‘free speech absolutist’ Musk, who requested Twitter to take away the ban of former US President Donald Trump, has managed to shift the dynamics of Twitter simply earlier than the all-crucial 2022 midterm elections within the US.
A Washington Submit evaluation of a whole lot of Twitter accounts discovered that right-leaning accounts, together with Republican members of Congress, obtained a surge in followers because the deal was introduced final month, at the same time as their Democratic counterparts’ followings decreased.
Accounts of conservatives have seen a sudden inflow within the variety of followers, whereas liberals have misplaced out on followers after information broke that the tech billionaire has purchased Twitter in a $44 billion deal.