Sunday, January 11, 2015

The best reactions to Rupert Murdoch's anti-Muslim tweet

By Patrick

We should almost be grateful that Rupert Murdoch discovered twitter for himself, because if there is somebody able to expose this man without ethics, decency and intelligence, it is Granpa Rupert himself. Oh wait, I take the last one back, because Rupert Murdoch clearly is intelligent enough to have realized that many people love nothing more than awful right-wing propaganda, and that they can become addicted to it.

For decades, Rupert Murdoch and his henchmen and henchwomen have become experts in poisoning hearts and minds, and why not exploit the recent tragedy in Paris as well with this monumentally ignorant tweet:

That's so "Fox Newsy", isn't it? But thankfully, social media is not Fox News, as even Rupert cannot control the responses. The reply of British author J.K. Rowling made headlines:

She also tweeted today:

Many more people responded on twitter to Rupert Murdoch's tweet, here is an overview of the best reactions I could find, apart from the tweet by J.K. Rowling:

















I just tweeted:



Thanks to our wonderful reader JCos, we have a new tweet:



This new story at Jezebel should be mentioned as well (h/t bluerinse):

Aziz Ansari Calls Rupert Murdoch a Racist Piece of Shit on Twitter


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