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Musk’s partisan tweets call into question Twitter neutrality
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Musk’s partisan tweets call into question Twitter neutrality

Elon Musk used his Twitter megaphone to appeal to "independent-minded voters" on Monday, urging them to vote Republican in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections. In doing so, the new CEO of Twitter stepped into a political debate that tech company executives have largely tried to stay out of — so their platforms wouldn't be seen as favoring one side over the other. Musk, who bought Twitter for $44 billion, has expressed political views in the past, on and off the platform. But a direct endorsement of one party over another now that he owns the platform raises questions about Twitter's ability to remain neutral under the rule of the world's richest man. "Shared power curbs the worst excesses of both parties, therefore I recommend voting for a Republican Congress, given that the Presid...