The Times Of Israel reports:
Hours after tweeting that George Soros “hates humanity,” drawing rebuke from Israel’s Foreign Ministry and many others, Elon Musk bashed the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), appearing to draw praise from a series of white supremacist accounts on Twitter, which he owns. On Tuesday afternoon, Musk tweeted: “ADL should just drop the ‘A,’” meaning that the group, which is the most prominent antisemitism watchdog in the United States, should instead be named the “Defamation League.”
An account called “White Power Ranger” tweeted: “The ADL is a jewish supremacist foreign lobby/spy group.” Another with an avatar of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon that has become a symbol of the alt-right, tweeted a cartoon of a traditional fascist symbol along with the words: “We’re back.” Another posted a GIF of Adolf Hitler smiling alongside the message: “Based.” Musk’s tweet came after ADL’s CEO Jonathan Greenblatt criticized Musk’s remarks about Soros.
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Musk attacks ADL for saying his anti-Soros tweets will embolden antisemites https://t.co/TPBww0RFpi
— The Times of Israel (@TimesofIsrael) May 17, 2023
Soros often is held up by the far-right, using antisemitic tropes, as the source of the world’s problems. To see @ElonMusk, regardless of his intent, feed this segment — comparing him to a Jewish supervillain, claiming Soros “hates humanity” — is not just distressing, it’s… pic.twitter.com/ECAuYahSga
— Jonathan Greenblatt (@JGreenblattADL) May 16, 2023