‘We’re All Alex Jones’: Infowars Founder Gets Flogging For Tweet Trying to Rally Support Amid Social Media Crackdown
After having his content pulled from Apple, Facebook, Spotify, and YouTube, Infowars’ Alex Jones is trying to rally support for his cause on Twitter.
It’s not going well.
In a Monday afternoon tweet, the far-right provocateur made an ill-fated plea for sympathy.
“Understand this: The censorship of Infowars just vindicates everything we’ve been saying,” Jones wrote. “Now, who will stand against Tyranny and who will stand for free speech? We’re all Alex Jones now.”
Understand this: The censorship of Infowars just vindicates everything we’ve been saying. Now, who will stand against Tyranny and who will stand for free speech? We’re all Alex Jones now.
— Alex Jones (@RealAlexJones) August 6, 2018
Twitter wasted little time seizing upon the comical ‘we’re all Alex Jones now,’ line — and mocking it in various forms. Here’s a sampling of the reaction:
"We're all Alex Jones now." ? https://t.co/k5c0FEcUxP
— Kathryn Watson (@kathrynw5) August 6, 2018
— Emma Kennedy (@EmmaKennedy) August 6, 2018
I'll definitely be trotting out "We're all Alex Jones now" in the future https://t.co/HImgEwPrd6
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) August 6, 2018
We’re not all Alex Jones. Only you are banned from Youtube, Facebook, and more. We really don’t care, you do?
— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) August 6, 2018
"We’re all Alex Jones now."
I just ripped off my shirt at the office and screamed at my computer screen, covering it in spittle.
— Leif (@LeifJO) August 6, 2018
"We're all Alex Jones now."
— Drew Gibson (@SuppressThis) August 6, 2018
No no. We're not all Alex Jones because we actually abide by the terms and conditions we agreed to when we signed up for these services.
— Dan Sloan ???️??? (@dantoujours) August 6, 2018
I don't think you can say 'we're all X' about yourself without sounding like a maniac. Though I suppose that's on brand for you.
— Tom Gielty (@GieltyTom) August 6, 2018
You egoistic bunghole. Someone else is supposed to say 'we're all ***'. But we're not.
— rabithapa (@rabithapa) August 6, 2018
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