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AOC Throws Pity Party for Twitter Employees, Then Musk Fires Back with Epic 2-Word Response

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who chafes at having to pay Twitter for her blue checkmark, is now giving a shout-out to the IT professionals who refuse to accept money from Twitter unless it comes with labor.

According to CNN, Twitter’s offices were closed from Friday to Monday due to a “mass exodus” of employees who refused to sign a vow from new CEO Elon Musk to adhere to an “extremely hardcore”  work schedule while he attempts to stabilize the failing, money-losing social media behemoth.

“Twitter’s remaining workforce had until 5 p.m. ET on Thursday to decide whether they wanted to be a part of the culture Musk wants to implement at the social media company, or else effectively resign, according to an email he sent to staff Wednesday,” CNN reported.

According to the news source,“an internal Slack channel at the company was filled with employees posting the salute emoji after the 5 p.m. ET deadline, indicating they had chosen not to sign Musk’s pledge and depart the company.”

AOC, a New York Democrat with the financial means to lease a Tesla Model 3, but unable to pay the $8 monthly fee for the blue checkmark.

“Shout out to all the workers at Twitter. You all built a vital place for connection and deserved so much better,” she tweeted Friday.

“Millions of people appreciate the space you built and the hard work that went into it. Thank you,” she added, along with a blue heart emoji, used as a symbol of support and solidarity.

Regardless of the fact that these employees created a social media platform that is reputedly losing $4 million per day, Twitter has slipped technologically behind its rivals and, due to stricter moderation standards, has mostly become an echo chamber for pompous, self-important journalists.

Much of the left’s ire has concentrated on the fact that Musk has pledged significant layoffs at the corporation. One outcry was that he terminated the business’s free lunch program at its San Francisco headquarters; the program cost the company $13 million annually and was underutilized due to poor office attendance.

Regardless, Musk had a nasty two-word response for her:

More on this story via The Western Journal:

Not only does Musk own Twitter in the literal sense, he also owns AOC in the colloquial sense. Here’s a bit of their history on the social media platform, both before and after Musk bought the company: CONTINUE READING…

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