Government, Media, Politics

Watch: Rolling Stone Editor Embarrassed Dems During Twitter Files Hearing

The country’s banking system is teetering, we’re inching closer to war with Russia in Ukraine, and East Palestine, Ohio, is still a mess, so I can see how this exchange might have fallen by the wayside last week. Matt Taibbi testified before the House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. Taibbi, a former contributing editor for Rolling Stone, opted to go independent, devoting his full-time writing to his successful Substack newsletter. Taibbi has been calling out the liberal media for their serial failures, especially on the Russian collusion hoax. This reporting style has led many progressives to label him pro-Trump and a conservative when he’s anything but those things; Taibbi is a committed liberal.

Yet, he’s also pro-free speech and very wary of the censorship apparatus the political class, intelligence community, and big tech have created—all of which has been documented in the series of stories called the Twitter Files. The evidence confirming conservative bias was unearthed once Elon Musk bought the company. Read more…

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