Hawley apparently didn’t see the irony of positioning himself as an enormous tech foe whereas utilizing large tech to advertise a guide that’s anti-big tech. Twitter customers, in fact, pointed it out to him.
Utilizing Twitter to brag about your Amazon gross sales of a guide about how Twitter and Amazon are silencing you is the whole conservative motion boiled all the way down to its essence. https://t.co/OCJi9pR7sz
— Zach Heltzel (@zachheltzel) May 7, 2021
Nothing exhibits you are being SILENCED whereas sticking it to large tech like tweeting to your 635,000 followers about your guide gross sales on Amazon https://t.co/FAJsDWJTuj
— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) May 7, 2021
Hmm. Whereas selling a guide about Huge Tech’s “tyranny,” Hawley used an Apple product to publish an merchandise on Twitter about his Amazon gross sales? https://t.co/XnraDtp1ln
— Steve Benen (@stevebenen) May 7, 2021
Capitalists will at all times promote you the rope you could grasp them. At Amazon, they will even ship it to your door. https://t.co/vE2Oj3uqpY
— Nick Gillespie (@nickgillespie) May 7, 2021
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— Oliver Willis (@owillis) May 7, 2021
CNN’s Brianna Keilar famous on Thursday that for all of Hawley’s complaints about being silenced by tech corporations and the media, he’s throughout Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, and he exhibits up on Fox News “as usually as you brush your teeth.”
Final month, Hawley was dragged on Twitter after selling the guide as one thing the “company media” and “the woke mob don’t need you to learn.” That pitch additionally included the Amazon hyperlink.
Although Hawley appears to be having no hassle discovering shops for expressing himself, he has confronted penalties for selling Donald Trump’s election lies and elevating a fist in help of Capitol rioters on Jan. 6. Simon & Schuster, which had been set to publish his guide, canceled the deal, and Lowes Resort Group dropped plans to hold a fundraiser for him.