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Ron DeSantis’s presidential campaign launch was an infomercial for Twitter

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2023
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Florida governor Ron DeSantis announced his US presidential campaign during a Twitter Spaces audio call hosted by Elon Musk and the venture capitalist David Sacks. The event was billed as a launch party for DeSantis, who is generally considered the top contender to challenge former president Donald Trump in the Republican primary. But instead the focus kept drifting back to Twitter, and how Musk has restored “free speech” to the platform. After 25 minutes of relentless glitches as close to 600,000 people tried joining the conference call, DeSantis was finally...

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