ADL Blasts Musk’s ‘Profoundly Disturbing’ Behavior Amid Lawsuit Threats

October 23, 2023

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt called out Elon Musk on Tuesday night, saying it was “profoundly disturbing” that the Twitter/X owner was boosting the antisemitic #BanTheADL campaign while simultaneously contemplating a “frivolous lawsuit” against the civil rights group. “But to be clear, the real issue is neither ADL nor the threat of a frivolous lawsuit,” he wrote in his statement. “This urgent matter is the safety of the Jewish people in the face of increasing, intensifying antisemitism. Musk added that the CCDH was trying to hurt his site’s advertising business, which has plummeted since Musk purchased Twitter over concerns with content moderation. Stay informed and gain unlimited access to the Daily Beast's unmatched reporting.