Twitter Senior Engineer Talks Elon Musk Takeover in NEW Undercover Video:
‘Twitter Does Not Believe in Free Speech’ … Admits Employees at Tech Giant
are ‘Commie as F**k’
• Project Veritas published a new story on Monday night featuring footage of
Twitter Senior Engineer, Siru Murugesan, discussing how employees at the tech
company “hate” Elon Musk’s impending acquisition of Twitter among several
other explosive soundbites.
• Leaving no doubt to one of the primary sources of the rift between Musk and
employees at Twitter, Murugesan at one point says: “Twitter does not believe in
free speech… Elon believes in free speech.”
• Murugesan: “Our jobs are at stake, he's a capitalist and we weren't really
operating as capitalists, more like very socialist. Like we're all like commie as
• Murugesan on attempts to prevent the Musk deal: “We did all we could to like
revolt against it. A lot of employees were revolting against it.”
• Murugesan on Twitter offering equal access to both parties: “I don't know if two
parties can truly coexist on one platform.”
• Murugesan on how Twitter employees are dealing with the changes at Twitter:
“They're like, ‘this would be my last day if it happens…’ a lot has changed. Like,
we're stress eating a lot. Like, we're all worried for our jobs.”
[NEW YORK – May 16, 2022] Project Veritas published explosive undercover
footage on Monday night featuring one of Twitter’s senior engineers discussing
the dynamics behind internal reactions to the acquisition of the tech company by
business magnate, Elon Musk.
In the video, Twitter Sr. Engineer, Siru Murugesan, says many of his colleagues
have voiced “this would be my last day if it happens,” referring to Musk’s high
publicized intended purchase of Twitter. He also says employees at Twitter are
“stress-eating” and “worried for our jobs.”
More significant than those soundbites are the reasons he says employees at
Twitter feel this way.
“Our jobs are at stake; he's a capitalist and we weren't really operating as
capitalists, more like very socialist,” Murugesan says before adding, “we're all like
commie as f**k.”
Murugesan also pointed to free speech being one of the core issues employees
at Twitter have with its new likely owner, Elon Musk.
When asked about the difference between Twitter's definition of free speech and
Musk’s, the Sr. Engineer left no room for interpretation. “Twitter does not believe
in free speech,” said Murugesan answering the undercover journalist.
Back in March, Musk said he was a “free speech absolutist” and clarified his
comments further adding, “By free speech, I simply mean that which matches the
law. I am against censorship that goes far beyond the law. If people want less
free speech, they will ask government to pass laws to that effect. Therefore,
going beyond the law is contrary to the will of the people.”
Murugesan also explained how Twitter employees did all they could to “revolt
against” Musk’s takeover of the company.
“We did all we could to like revolt against it. A lot of employees were revolting
against it, but at the end of the day, the board of directors have the say.”
He added that he thought the board “… acted on their best interests ‘cause they
didn't want to get sued…. they’re always looking out for themselves at the end of
At the time of this writing, Twitter has yet to respond to a request for comment.