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(RepublicanWire.org) – Fox News host Tucker Carlson exposed a depraved ad campaign for fashion house Balenciaga that appears to use toddlers cuddling teddy bears in bondage outfits while the photoshoot also shows a document that referred to a US Supreme Court case that struck down a law against child porn.

“Consider the latest ad for the clothing brand, Balenciaga. This was just uploaded on Instagram. As you can see, the photo shoot they’re using to sell their products features a young girl holding a teddy bear in a bondage outfit,” Carlson noted.

“Then in case you missed the point, the photo shoot also contains this image. It shows several documents. Most of them aren’t visible, but what you can see when you zoom in, and of course, the point is that you see it, is a reference to a US Supreme Court case called Ashcroft vs. Free Speech Coalition. That case struck down a law against kiddie porn. What is this? Well, it is what it appears to be. It’s an endorsement of kiddie porn, of child pornography. What else could it be? We wanted to know. We reached out today to Balenciaga to get their explanation and they didn’t respond,” he recounted.

Carlson then asked where the outrage was over the creepiness of the ad. Evidently, it is pretty much nowhere to be found.

In one ad, a red-haired little girl wears a T-shirt from the brand while holding the strap connected to a white bear, which wears a vest with a padlocked choker around its neck. In another one, a brunette child sported a blue outfit while clutching a purple plush animal, which was wearing what looked like BDSM attire.

Carlson was enraged over the blatant sexualizing of the children.

“So, we’re going to have to take that on face value and ask, where’s the moral outrage? We have an entire industry in this country comprised of moral outrage merchants,” he railed.

“If you’ve ever been on Twitter, you know what we mean. Truly, an entire sector of our economy is devoted to attacking people for falling short of the mark, and here is a high-end retailer promoting kiddie porn in an ad on Instagram, and nobody notices,” Carlson angrily pointed out.

He then demanded to know why the media and social media allowed the ad to run when it ostensibly endorses kiddie porn.

“There’s no boycott. There’s no front-page New York Times editorial against it and of course, Instagram, let the advertisement run endorsing kiddie porn and by the way, if you have an alternate explanation for what this was, let us know. A child with a teddy bear in a bondage outfit, and a Supreme Court decision striking down a kiddie porn law displayed on the table. What is that? Are we jumping to conclusions? Don’t think so. It is what it appears to be,” he concluded.

“It’s right in your face and no one’s saying anything. Again, Instagram had no problem with this. Until Elon Musk took over Twitter, Twitter allowed hashtags that explicitly linked to child pornography. Nobody said anything because crimes against children are no big deal. It’s thought crimes that are the real crimes,” he charged.

He closed out by making the accusation that child abusers get a pass but not conservatives.

“If you said something about it… if you were Libs of TikTok and said, ‘Wait a second, this seems to be abetting child molestation,’ which of course, that’s what it’s doing, you’re instantly booted off Twitter. But the links to kiddie porn? They’re still there. Well, now they’ve been deleted, thank God. That’s one improvement,” the Fox News host stated.

It should be noted that this company has been associated with the likes of Kim Kardashian and previously made headlines for its daring fashion choices, according to the New York Post. It is a big supporter of gay rights as well. The current ad however seems to have crossed a line… at least for conservatives.

Fox News reports: “The photographer for the ad campaign, Gabriele Galimberti, said the images were part of a project series called ‘Toy Stories,’ according to his Instagram page. The images, which now appear to be mostly scrubbed from the global brand’s website, sparked outrage from conservative activists.”

Penny Nance, who is the CEO of Concerned Women for America, a conservative women’s rights group, called the images “exploitive propaganda.”

“This is not about them being provocative and getting attention,” Nance told Fox News Digital. “The entire campaign sexualizes children, period. It is child exploitation, period. And it feeds and normalizes a culture that is dark and depraved. Balenciaga needs to answer for it.”

Kelsey Bolar, who is with the Independent Women’s Forum, agreed.

“Balenciaga has no business introducing ‘bondage,’ a perverse adult sexual practice, to young children. Worse, the fashion house is using these images to advertise its products, essentially profiting from the sexualization of children. The desire to sexualize innocent children is a disturbing trend that’s emerged in today’s culture, and this is a twisted, disturbing example,” she said.

“They are trying to chum up attention by incorporating a Supreme Court child porn pandering case as window dressing. It’s connecting child porn with their product,” Benjamin Bull, who is the general counsel for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, asserted. “It’s an exploitative attention-getting device.”

Balenciaga was torched on Twitter over the disgusting ads:

(RepublicanWire.org) – U.S. House Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) demanded an apology from 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a new social media post.

Greene said, “And your truth had to be banned, because your truth was the wrong truth, and this is how this all started. I’ll never forget when Hillary Clinton called everyone supporting Trump ‘deplorables.’

“Wasn’t that a nasty thing for her to do, to declare half of the country basically like we’re kind of subclass? That’s where all this started and how we got treated and it should have never happened that way.

“She should apologize. Hillary Clinton owes America an apology.”

Speaking at a September 2016 fundraiser in New York City, Clinton said, “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables.”

Greene had her personal Twitter account reinstated yesterday and many on the left were furious.

Greene said, “I’m the only Member of Congress the unelected big tech oligarchs permanently banned. On January 2, 2022, they violated my freedom of speech and ability to campaign & fundraise crying ‘covid misinformation.’”

“My account is back.

“Go follow @mtgreenee for MTG unfiltered ;)”

U.S. House Rep Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said before the ban was lifted:

“The censorship of Marjorie Taylor Greene is wrong as wrong can be.”

Musk said, “Hope all judgy hall monitors stay on other platforms – please, I’m begging u.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – Tesla CEO Elon Musk appeared to poke fun at CBS Sunday afternoon for saying it was coming back to Twitter after temporarily suspending its usage on the platform over security concerns. 

“After pausing for much of the weekend to assess the security concerns, CBS News and Stations is resuming its activity on Twitter as we continue to monitor the situation,” the CBS News Public Relations team wrote.

In his characteristically brief manner, Musk replied to the post with a blushing “face with hand over mouth” emoji, which usually suggests coy laughter or embarrassment. 

The network confirmed the move during Friday’s episode of “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell.” During a segment titled “Twitter Turmoil,” featured CBS News national correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti reporting on the mass resignations of employees offended by Musk’s “ultimatum” to employees last week, asking them to commit to an “extremely hardcore” workload or leave the company. 

CBS News’ story featured a quote from a disgruntled former engineer who was laid off, who claimed that the culture of Twitter under Musk was “definitely a culture of fear and uncertainty, of anxiety.” In the middle of the segment, Vigliotti reported the outlet’s decision to pause its usage of Twitter. 

That announcement came after CBS News national correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti announced Friday evening during a report on the social media giant, “In light of the uncertainty around Twitter and out of an abundance of caution, CBS News is pausing its activity on the social media site as it continues to monitor the platform.”

Musk later followed up with a meme, writing, “Our love will never die.”

CBS’s decided to resume its Twitter use on Sunday, less than 48 hours after announcing it would pause its activity on the platform. 

(RepublicanWire.org) – The months-long saga of Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover has mostly concluded. Musk is the new boss, and he fired all the top executives and about half of the SJW staff will be getting pink slips. The left is in a full state of panic about the fact that Musk has promised to make Twitter a free speech platform. Since it’s now dawned on everyone in the neo-liberal system that they can’t stop Musk, they’ve settled on a new tactic: force Musk into submission. And that effort is being led by Twitter’s single biggest advertiser, COVID shot-maker Pfizer.

Pfizer made headlines this week when it suddenly “paused” all its advertising on Twitter. The company has been pouring a sizeable chunk of its history-making profits into advertising anywhere and everywhere that people might talk about the COVID shots. This is why the entire mainstream media continues to lie to the public about the dangers of the shots. They’ve even had co-workers who suffered crippling injuries from vaccination but never report just how toxic this new mRNA gene serum is for many people. That sweet, sweet Pfizer cash is just too much for the press to tell the truth.

But with Twitter suddenly becoming somewhat of a free speech platform… Yeah, Pfizer is worried.

A company spokesman told the Wall Street Journal that the company is “concerned that Mr. Musk could scale back content moderation, which they worry would lead to an increase in objectionable content on the platform.”

Gee, we wonder what sort of objectionable content Pfizer would be worried about!

Pfizer is not alone in suddenly pulling its advertising dollars from Twitter. The company has been joined by General Mills, the company that makes sugary breakfast cereals that make kids fat. Mondelez International, the company that makes Oreo cookies (which also make people fat), has frozen its Twitter ad dollars, along with Volkswagen AG’s Audi.

The reason for this is fairly obvious on the surface. Most of these companies donated to Black Lives Matter and other leftwing nonsense during the pandemic. They’re all-in on the Democrat Party’s woke politics. But there’s something a little deeper going on.

This drive to try to blackmail the Elon Musk-owned Twitter into censoring conservatives and vaccine skeptics is coming from a group called “Accountable Tech.” Accountable Tech bills itself as a tax-exempt non-profit. Its Board of Directors, however, is entirely filled with progressive political operatives, most of whom have worked for Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Joe Biden’s presidential campaigns.

And Accountable Tech’s Donation Page informs donors that their cash is actually going to ActBlue, the dark money Democrat Party organization run by Barack Obama and financed by George Soros. It all starts to make a bit more sense, suddenly, doesn’t it?

Accountable Tech is organizing this coalition of big companies that are now threatening to boycott advertising on Twitter unless certain non-negotiable terms are met. Here is just one of Accountable Tech’s “non-negotiable” demands:

“Keep accounts including those of public figures and politicians that were removed for egregious violations of Twitter Rules – such as harassment, violence, and hateful conduct – off the platform.”

In other words, “Don’t reinstate Donald Trump on Twitter! He might send out mean tweets about us!”

And Pfizer, obviously, doesn’t want people to talk about all the obvious evidence and scientific studies proving that their COVID shots are actually not “safe and effective.” This gives an even better sense of the extent to which the political left is afraid of free speech. They can’t tolerate the risk of anyone upsetting their apple cart. It will be interesting to see Musk’s reaction to this obvious blackmail ploy – and just how committed he actually is to free speech.

(RepublicanWire.org) – New Twitter CEO Elon Musk fired Twitter’s top lawyer Vijaya Gadde immediately after taking over the social media company Thursday evening. Gadde was head of legal policy, trust, and safety.

It has been reported that Gadde played a key role in the contentious decisions to ban Donald Trump and suppress news articles about Hunter Biden’s laptop.

Politico reported earlier this year that after news broke in April that Musk would be buying the platform, “Gadde cried during a meeting as she expressed concerns about how the company could change.”

Musk also fired CEO Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal, and Sean Edgett, the company’s general counsel, The Washington Post reported.

The move to fire Gadde and the company’s other top executives was widely celebrated on the platform.

“Hey @elonmusk … Please reinstate all the doctors and scientists who were deplatformed during the past three years,” Dr. Matthew Loop tweeted. “Their only ‘crime’ was questioning the mainstream narrative and not subscribing to groupthink.”

There were still some that are outraged by the takeover.

Musk released a statement earlier in the day explaining why he wanted to buy Twitter.

“I wanted to reach out personally to share my motivation in acquiring Twitter,” Musk wrote. “There has been much speculation about why I bought Twitter and what I think about advertising. Most of it has been wrong.”

“The reason I acquired Twitter is because it is important to the future of civilization to have a common digital town square, where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy manner, without resorting to violence,” Musk continued. “There is currently great danger that social media will splinter into far right wing and far left wing echo chambers that generate more hate and divide our society.”

“In the relentless pursuit of clicks, much of traditional media has fueled and catered to those polarized extremes, as they believe that is what brings in the money, but, in doing so, the opportunity for dialogue is lost,” Musk continued. “That is why I bought Twitter. I didn’t do it because it would be easy. I didn’t do it to make more money. I did it to try to help humanity, whom I love. And I do so with humility, recognizing that failure in pursuing this goal, despite our best efforts, is a very real possibility.”

“That said, Twitter obviously cannot become a free-for-all hellscape, where anything can be said with no consequences!” Musk concluded. “In addition to
adhering to the laws of the land, our platform must be warm and welcoming to all, where you can choose your desired experience according to your preferences, just as you can choose, for example, to see movies or play video games ranging from all ages to mature.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – President Joe Biden published a tweet blaming Republicans for “obstructing” solutions to the country’s economic problems.

“Republicans are doing nothing but obstructing our efforts to crack down on gas-price gouging, lower food prices, lower healthcare costs, and hopefully, soon, lower your prescription drug costs. This is not right. And that’s why this election is going to be so darn important,” Biden tweeted.

Biden’s tweet quickly drew criticism, with Scott Jennings, a contributor for CNN and Bush White House alumnus tweeting in response to Biden’s statements: “88% wrong track + 38% job approval rating = good f’ing luck with this BS.”

Many critics also pointed out Biden’s inconsistencies with who is to blame, with DeSantis spokeswoman Christina Pushaw tweeting, “I thought it was the Putin Price Spike.”

Talk radio host Mark Zinno shared a similar retort, “Huh? I thought it was Russia’s fault,” he tweeted.

Biden’s policies also got serious flack, with conservative activist Scott Pressler tweeting: “@JoeBiden On day 1, you canceled our pipeline. You fired workers with your illegal, unconstitutional vaccine mandate. We have fewer healthcare workers because you forced them to choose between their jobs & a mandated medical procedure. You gave $54 billion to Ukraine, but forgot US.”

But it was Kimberly Morin’s, a conservative political writer, response that called out Biden’s hypocrisy most. Morin tweeted: “Americans know the TRUTH Big Guy. No one is buying your blame game. YOU and Democrats OWN INFLATION. Your policies are making it FAR Worse.”

In June 2020, Biden promised to take responsibility “unlike this president,” a jab he made toward then President Donald Trump.

Biden tweeted, “It’s hard to believe this has to be said, but unlike this president, I’ll do my job and take responsibility. I won’t blame others. And I’ll never forget that the job isn’t about me — it’s about you.”

But since being elected, Biden has searched for a scapegoat for his shortcomings, first pointing the finger at the previous administration, then Russia — in particular, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin — and now, Republicans.

(RepublicanWire.org) – SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has declared his intention to back out of his proposed $44 billion deal to take over the far-left social network Twitter, following months of back-and-forth between Musk and the company’s board.

In a filing, lawyers representing Musk said the pullout was due to Twitter failing to respond to requests for information on the number of bot and spam accounts on the platform.

Musk initially announced his intention to buy the platform in April, motivated by what he said were disagreements with the company’s draconian content moderation practices, kicking off one of the most highly publicized corporate takeover attempts in recent memory.

Declaring himself a “free speech absolutist,” Musk said he intended to implement a more free speech friendly content moderation policy, including the restoration of Donald Trump’s account.

However, the deal quickly ran into difficulties, with a major dispute arising between Musk and the Twitter board over the number of bot accounts on the platform.

The deal was further complicated by the plummeting price of tech stocks, which occurred after Musk’s $44 billion offer. Had the billionaire made his offer after the broad decline in Silicon Valley’s fortunes, he likely could have pitched a significantly lower price.

The decline also hit the price of Tesla, which plummeted by nearly 30 percent in April, leading Tesla fans to urge Musk to walk away from the Twitter deal and focus on the electric vehicle company.

The apparent failure of the deal will come as a relief to leftists and other defenders of social media censorship, who went into tailspins of rage over the prospect of a “free speech absolutist.”

Despite Musk’s apparent intent to walk away from the deal, it may not be entirely over, as the Twitter board, which did accept the deal, could still sue Musk to complete the takeover.

(RepublicanWire.org) – With Elon Musk’s recent $44 billion purchase of Twitter, some of the countries largest brands have faced calls to boycott the social media platform. The worry that the company’s new owner will rolls back content moderation policies which proponents say help limit hate speech and election misinformation.

Letters were sent to brands including Disney, Coca-Cola and Kraft. More than two dozen left-leaning organizations urged companies to secure commitments from Twitter to ensure that its user censorship policies are kept after Musk’s takeover and threaten to withdraw funding if Twitter refuses to comply.

“As top advertisers on Twitter, your brand risks association with a platform amplifying hate, extremism, health misinformation, and conspiracy theorists,” the letter said

“Your ad dollars can either fund Musk’s vanity project or hold him to account,” it added.

According to Media Matters for America CEO Angelo Carusone, negotiating forward-looking contracts with Twitter can help companies protect their brands against any changes made after Musk’s takeover.

“If Elon Musk comes in and gets rid of all the brand safety protections, I think Coca-Cola should be able to cancel their contract,” Carusone said. “It would be very revealing if Twitter refuses to or does not sign or does not give those cancellation options.” 

The letter’s signatories include Media Matters for America, Accountable Tech, the feminist group UltraViolet, the Center for Countering Digital Hate, the National Hispanic Media Coalition and the digital rights group Free Press, CNN reported.

Although Twitter said it has “no planned changes” to its “commitment to brand safety,” in an investor filing on Monday the company admitted it “cannot speculate on changes Elon Musk may make post-closing.”

Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday to respond to the letter, calling into question the business interests behind the groups involved.

“Who funds these organizations that want to control your access to information? Let’s investigate…,” he tweeted.

Twitter is really taking its ban of President Trump seriously — way too seriously. A website launched by Donald Trump’s team to share his statements found itself gone from the platform almost as soon as it launched.

Twitter claims that the website is an attempt to bypass the suspension of Trump’s Twitter account despite those behind it making it clear that they are not the President. The site, “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump,” launched on Thursday along with the Twitter account. The Twitter account was banned less than a day later. The President was originally banned from the site following the incident at the Capitol on January 6 “due to the risk of further incitement of violence.”  Facebook, YouTube, and other sites followed suit. Free speech social media platform Parler was also taken down.

 “As stated in our ban evasion policy, we’ll take enforcement action on accounts whose apparent intent is to replace or promote content affiliated with a suspended account,” a Twitter representative says. Naturally, liberals celebrated the news that free speech was being taken away from the President:

“Free Speech has been taken away from the President of the United States because the Radical Left Lunatics are afraid of the truth, but the truth will come out anyway, bigger and stronger than ever before,” the President said in a statement related to the ban.

Ever since the DJTDesk account was banned, more that appear to be related have popped up. They have also been suspended. Liberals are terrified of Trump, and with good reason. They know that if they don’t silence him, they will lose the next election.