Author name: Dennis Kneale

Thin Lizzie Owes Elon Musk an Apology

The Wall Street Journal on Sept. 18, 2023 published my op ed on Elon Musk and the Starlink-Crimea kerfuffle. You can read it here. –dk Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding an investigation of Elon Musk and SpaceX’s Starlink satellite network. She wants to know why he refused the Ukrainian military’s demand that he turn on

The False Myth of Transgender Oppression

The original version of this column ran in the Washington Examiner on April 10, 2023.  Here: The sad murders of three young children and three staff members at a private Christian school in Nashville have been followed by bitter protests at state capitols, White House commentary, and a swarm of media kowtowing. But this wasn’t aimed

Inside the Twitter Files: Chasing Down a Lie

A version of this article ran on TruthDAO. A Little Lie pops up in the media when they are forced to acknowledge the existence of the Twitter Files. Or, perhaps, it is just an innocent fact error: that the Twitter censorship of the Hunter Biden laptop exposé in the New York Post lasted only a day or

Twitter Files: Whatever Happened to Just Say No?

TruthDAO A version of this story ran on The 11th and 12th installments of The Twitter Files came out on Tuesday of this week, revealing a new round of startling details of how Twitter executives conspired to censor or otherwise muzzle thousands of accounts at the behest of government officials. All along, one question gnaws at

Government Takeover of Twitter is an Outrage

A version of this article ran on Two hundred fifty thousand: That is how many Twitter accounts were subjected to censorship review by government officials who were cajoling and coercing Twitter into silencing the views of thousands of Americans, in a brazen and blatant violation of the First Amendment. It is a stunning number

Elon Musk Misled by ‘Idiots’?

By Dennis Kneale Vivek Wadhwa spent years coming to the defense of Elon Musk when critics bashed him on various fronts. Wadhwa, a Silicon Valley advisor, author, Harvard Fellow and Carnegie Mellon professor, has called Musk the greatest innovator of our time. But now Wadhwa, who says he has known Musk for over a decade

Yo Elon! How to Fix Twitter

  This is a longer version of my op ed published in The Wall Street Journal on Oct. 17, 2022. Now comes the awkward part. Elon Musk says he is going through with his unsolicited takeover offer for Twitter, despite fighting in court to scuttle it. Twitter executives first rejected his bid, then accepted it—and then

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