Here's what happened.
Aaron, you are an exceptional journalist, and this coward has once again revealed his deep insecurity and fear of good journalism.
It’s a massacre. Journalists that called out Elon are getting banned left and right. But hey, you’re trending no. 1 on Twitter!
Holy Shit. I'm so sorry to hear this. You were one of the first people that really stood out to me on Twitter. We will make a horrible noise.
The banning of your account has really hastened my move to Post.
Aaron you are an amazing journalist and you are one of the reasons that I am still on Twitter at all. I do hope you get reinstated but if you don't I will continue to follow your YouTube and be a subscriber here and anywhere else you choose to hang your virtual hat. Sending love and support to you and yours!!!
There have been 9 journalists banned tonight, so far. Hang in there. Have you tried @Post?
I think it’s become clear that posting anything critical of Musk is against an unpublished Twitter policy.
Well you just got a subscriber out of me so I could follow you here. This sucks. You being banned will be the reason why I left twitter. It sends such a message to me what Elon is really up to.. silencing people that don't stoke his ego. You are one of the best follows there. But now I have you here.
Hey, this made me actually take the minute to subscribe. Hopefully it will motivate a lot of us lazy followers
Come try Post.
Fuck that thin-skinned jackass. I just subscribed here and I hope lots of other folks do the same. Your Twitter feed helped me get through the Tr*mp years (I barely made it, but still). Keep up the good work, Aaron!
Check out Post. It's just in Beta but very good crowd. I'm sorry that jerk felt the need to f with you this way. Big baby.
Welp, I signed up for your Substack writing to keep following you so there's that!
Aaron pays attention to the darkest corners of our daily news cycle and, in particular, shines a light on the extreme right-wing conspiracy fueled propaganda machine to surface the most shocking events and statements which would otherwise go unnoticed by the rest of us.
It is easy to live in a bubble of egalitarian freedom and democracy, but the world does not work like that. The world is full of grifters, paranoid narcissists, inadequates, and downright sociopaths.
Every moment that we of sound mind take respite in the health and sanctity of our immediate surroundings and companions, a maniac is working double-time to find a way to get more by working less and come out on top this supposed zero-sum game of a world that pollutes their minds.
And now we have Elon Musk, this insouciant hack, petulantly banning sane voices from his Twitter because someone has hurt his feelings. Oh, little child, let's put a Band-Aid on that boo boo and whisper in your ear how everyone else in the world is wrong but you.
All this suspension did was galvanize my thoughts on Musk and his intentions for Twitter, as well as make me subscribe to your substack. If you decide to use a different social media platform going forward, please let us know. Enjoy your holiday with your family, and thanks for all you’ve done for us, and democracy, with your reporting.
what. the actual. fuck? I bailed on Twitter myself (one of the reasons I paid for a subscription here, so I'd still get to read you). Ugh!!!!