Thursday, December 8, 2022

(Almost) Daily Meme


Dorsey Has a Question for Musk About the Twitter Files
Leah Barkoukis / Townhall Tipsheet

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called on the company’s new chief, Elon Musk, to publicly release the Twitter Files in the name of transparency, days after the social media giant’s former deputy general counsel James Baker, who played a role in suppressing the Hunter Biden laptop story, was fired. 

His termination came after it was revealed that he vetted the first part in the Twitter Files series without Musk’s knowledge. 

"On Friday, the first installment of the Twitter files was published here. We expected to publish more over the weekend. Many wondered why there was a delay," said journalist Matt Taibbi, who reported on the first installment of the Twitter Files. "We can now tell you part of the reason why. On Tuesday, Twitter Deputy General Counsel (and former FBI General Counsel) Jim Baker was fired. Among the reasons? Vetting the first batch of 'Twitter Files' – without knowledge of new...Read more and see tweets here.

DeSantis' Latest Move Fuels More 2024 Rumors 
Sarah Arnold / Townhall Tipsheet

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla) sparks rumors again that a potential 2024 presidential announcement is on the way. 

The Florida governor will reportedly host an “intimate dinner” with some of his top donors in attendance this weekend. 

According to the Washington Post, this will be the first of many invite-only events hosted by DeSantis as speculation grows that he may be gearing up to take on former President Trump for the GOP nomination. 

The invitation, however, does not mention a 2024 run, saying that the dinner is an opportunity to celebrate the governor's win with some of his "strongest supporters.”

Should DeSantis decide to run, Axios reported that he could pull out all the stops when it comes to throwing Trump under the bus regarding his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.