The platform’s new owner said he had ‘no mercy’ for someone who used children’s deaths for clout
After restoring the accounts of several controversial figures including former US president Donald Trump and author Jordan Peterson, Twitter owner Elon Musk has drawn the line at political performance artist Alex Jones, refusing to allow the conspiracy theorist back on the platform.
The billionaire appeared to reject the idea of reinstating Jones’ account in a pair of tweets on Sunday after it was suggested by podcaster Sam Harris. After quoting a bible verse at Harris, an avowed atheist, Musk alluded to Jones’ infamous suggestion that the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting was a false flag in response to other users’ defenses of the pundit, suggesting he had “no mercy” for the deplatformed Jones.
“My firstborn child died in my arms. I felt his last heartbeat,” Musk tweeted in response to Mega founder Kim Dotcom. “I have…