Welp, Twitter had a very good run, however now that Elon Musk has accomplished his buy of the social media platform, it appears to be like like every thing goes to hell. Musk, a self-proclaimed “free speech absolutist,” has already fired a number of executives and appears set to reverse the ban of human rubbish fireplace Donald Trump. He’s additionally taken the corporate non-public, and rumor has it that he’s planning on job cuts. As our Vivian Kane factors out, Twitter has all the time been a cesspool, nevertheless it was our cesspool. Now it’s Musk’s cesspool. Pack your luggage and get out when you can.
Nonetheless, there have been some shiny spots on Twitter. Keep in mind how individuals would fireplace off superb one-liners that left you doubled over in laughter? Like, nestled between all of the antisemitic memes and misogynist rants, there’d be a very banger joke that brightened your day and reminded you that the location had one thing good to supply?
Properly, NBC reporter Ben Collins launched a thread to present all these jokes one final hurrah, earlier than the location turns into nothing however a breeding floor for fascist trolls and all of us must hightail it.
Listed below are a number of the very best tweets that folks have shared within the thread to this point. Don’t drink any drinks when you’re studying these, except you need them popping out your nostril.
Smashed Mcdouble (that’s my new band title, btw)
This right here ah, Bowsuh charactuh …
A Paris evaluate
The formatting of the screenshot of this tweet was bizarre, so I pulled the unique to your comfort. Belief me, although, it was within the thread.
Comrade Not a Cop
Sowing vs. reaping
Please, my wets
Roger Stone sucks so dangerous
Canine in a trenchcoat
Our huge, nice nation
Rapping about Patrick Swayze
Do not forget that these are the very best tweets compiled by the individuals who occur to comply with this one man, so there are certainly huge, untapped oceans of extra side-splitting tweets. What’s your favourite tweet of all time? Tell us within the feedback!
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