Elon Musk Has Forgotten How He Got Here

Elon Musk’s impending takeover of Twitter, and his seeming desire to do away with most content moderation and make the site a free-speech free-for-all, has predictably made him a hero to conservatives (who have been convinced for years now that Twitter is flagging tweets, and suspending and shadow-banning accounts, for ideological reasons) and prompted angry and frustrated tweets from many liberals. And Musk himself…

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I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.

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