Elon Musk will launch Ron DeSantis' presidential marketing campaign on Twitter Areas

“For Twitter to deserve public belief, it have to be politically impartial,” Twitter proprietor Elon Musk tweeted(opens in a new tab) a little bit over a yr in the past, shortly after saying his acquisition of the platform.

Quick ahead to at the moment. Musk now formally owns Twitter, replies just about solely to right-wing influencers, promotes(opens in a brand new tab) far-right conspiracy(opens in a brand new tab) theories, and is now getting concerned within the Republican presidential main races.

On Tuesday, NBC Information reported(opens in a brand new tab) that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was planning to formally announce his candidacy for President of the US in a Twitter Area, the service’s audio chat platform, on Wednesday night. Not solely that, however Twitter proprietor Elon Musk himself would be a part of DeSantis within the Twitter Area to participate within the marketing campaign launch.

Musk confirmed his participation in DeSantis’ presidential marketing campaign launch with a retweet of Fox Information’ Invoice Melugin.

“BREAKING: @FoxNews confirms Florida Governor @RonDeSantis will announce his 2024 Presidential run tomorrow night time, 6pm ET in a Twitter Areas interview with @elonmusk,” learn Melugin’s tweet(opens in a new tab) which Musk shared to his greater than 140 million followers.

Musk has beforehand shared his help for DeSantis on Twitter. In a June 2022 tweet, for instance, Musk replied to a dialog involving his current vote for a Republican Congressional candidate. He was requested who he’d help for president in 2024.

“DeSantis,” Musk replied(opens in a new tab).

In a tweet the next month, Musk reiterated(opens in a new tab) his help for DeSantis by sharing that Trump was too previous to be president once more and that DeSantis would “simply win” in opposition to Biden.

Additional solidifying simply how this dialog between Musk and DeSantis will go is the introduced moderator, David Sacks. Sacks is a tech VC who has beforehand shared his help for DeSantis and even hosted a fundraiser for the governor. Sacks can be a detailed confidant of Musk who aided within the transition following Musk’s takeover of Twitter.

DeSantis enters a main race that thus far options Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina, former Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley, and naturally former president Donald Trump.

Trump has been feuding with DeSantis for months now, awaiting the latter’s much-rumored entrance into the race. And whereas Trump has but to touch upon Musk’s participation within the marketing campaign launch, the previous president has additionally feuded on-line with Musk earlier than. It is solely a matter of time earlier than Trump takes goal at Musk once more.