The White Home has condemned Elon Musk as selling “antisemitic and racist hate” after the tech mogul endorsed a conspiracy concept that Jewish individuals “promote hatred towards whites.”
On Wednesday, Musk — CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and proprietor of X — agreed with an X person who promoted the conspiracy concept that Jewish communities “have been pushing the precise sort of dialectical hatred towards whites that they declare to need individuals to cease utilizing towards them.” The X person stated they have been “deeply disinterested in giving the tiniest shit now about western Jewish populations” who’re dealing with “hordes of minorities that help flooding their nation.”
To that, Musk commented, “You might have stated the precise fact.”
In a press release launched Friday, White Home spokesperson Andrew Bates stated, “It’s unacceptable to repeat the hideous lie behind essentially the most deadly act of antisemitism in American historical past at any time, not to mention one month after the deadliest day for the Jewish individuals because the Holocaust… We condemn this abhorrent promotion of antisemitic and racist hate within the strongest phrases, which runs towards our core values as Individuals. All of us have a duty to carry individuals collectively towards hate, and an obligation to talk out towards anybody who assaults the dignity of their fellow Individuals and compromises the security of our communities.”
Reps for X and Tesla didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Bates cited President Biden’s remarks final month memorializing the victims of the taking pictures on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh in October 2018, saying the “devastating atrocity has delivered to the floor painful recollections left by millennia of antisemitism” and that underneath his administration “we’ll proceed to sentence Antisemitism at each flip.”
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