Amazon boss Jeff Bezos said the country’s newly formed Disinformation Governance Board should take a look at the White House after a tweet by President Biden that attempted to link skyrocketing inflation with the country’s corporate tax rate.
The newly created Disinformation Board should review this tweet, or they may need to create a new non-sequitur board instead. Bezos ridiculed In a tweet late Friday. “It is okay to discuss raising corp tax. Controlling inflation is important for the discussion. Mixing them together is just the wrong direction. ,
Inflation – which kicked off President Biden’s White House move – rose to 8.3% in April, approaching a 40-year record. Prices of basic commodities like food and gasoline have gone up.
“You want to reduce inflation?” Biden asked in a tweet on Friday. “Let’s make sure the wealthiest corporations pay their fair share.”
The Department of Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board has drawn widespread criticism over its stated goal of fighting misinformation on social media.
Its director Nina Jankowicz has been ridiculed as a partisan hack, publicly talking about verified (and highly left-leaning) Twitter users being able to “edit” others’ tweets on the platform. .