Musk Says Kathy Griffin Can Have Her Twitter Back, if She Pays the $8 Blue Check Tax

African-American billionaire Elon Musk, now the owner of Twitter, has informed left wing comedian Kathy Griffin that she can have her Twitter account back if she pays his $8 per month fee for verified users to keep their privileges.

Griffin was suspended from Twitter over the weekend after she ran foul of Musk’s new rule on impersonation, specifically stating that users may not impersonate another user without clearly identifying their handle as parody.

Responding to reports of Griffin’s suspension, Musk wrote, “Actually, she was suspended for impersonating a comedian.”

Then, perhaps engaging in comedy himself, Musk suggested Griffin purchase a subscription to Twitter.

“But if she really wants her account back, she can have it,” wrote Musk in one tweet, before adding in yet another, “For $8.”

Musk has repeatedly sparred with left wing celebrities since purchasing the problem, with juvenile parody the latest tactic of choice employed by his detractors over the weekend.

Regardless, Musk appears to be projecting, at least outwardly, that he remains focused on free speech.

This morning, the day before the election, Musk urged his Twitter followers to vote Republican in a bid to place checks and balances on the Democrats, who have enjoyed one party rule since January of 2021.

“To independent minded voters,” Musk opened, “Shared power curbs the worst excesses of both parties, therefore I recommend voting for a Republican Congress, given that the Presidency is Democratic.”

While Musk’s battle with left wing ideologues has happened publicly, his actions behind the scenes at Twitter have often been reported citing anonymous sources or including emotionally charged language from those claiming to be former employees.

On Friday, for example, Musk fired around 50% of Twitter employees in a mass email that told them their fate.

Prior to the mass firing, Politico reports that Musk “brought in some engineers from Tesla and some investors and friends of his” and locked Twitter staff out of their systems.

This news and commentary by Tom Pappert originally appeared on Valiant News.


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