Elon Musk revealed that Twitter “did nothing special whatsoever” that caused in Tucker Carlson’s comeback video to receive 79 million views and break the Internet.
The video drew a bigger audience than all of Fox News primetime shows — combined.
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During an appearance on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Musk said, “To be clear, we did nothing special whatsoever. It’s just that Twitter has a lot of people’s attention.”
Musk said he didn’t even know about the video until after it went viral.
Here’s Carlson’s “comeback video”:
Good evening pic.twitter.com/SPrsYKWKCE
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) April 27, 2023
More from Western Journal:
As Carlson’s Fox News ouster continues to dominate the news cycle, there is perhaps no piece of media more relevant to the national conversation than his response video, which was equal parts hopeful about the future and insightful in its critique of the present.
In the classic monologue style he has become known for, Carlson criticized the current cable news circuit — including, presumably, his former employer — and its tendency to promote meaningless conversations and soundbites.
Without sharing any specific plans, Carlson hinted that his future endeavors may be aimed at bringing relevant conversations back to the forefront of American political dialogue.
“When honest people say what’s true, calmly and without embarrassment, they become powerful. At the same time, the liars who have been trying to silence them shrink, and they become weaker. That’s the iron law of the universe: True things prevail, ” Carlson said.