Alyssa Milano ditches her Tesla to protest Elon Musk, buys car from company founded by Hitler
Actress turned activist Alyssa Milano
offered her rebuke to Elon Musk
and white supremacy on Saturday, saying that she had given up her Tesla in favor of a Volkswagen.
(Article republished from ThePostMillenial.com
The only problem is that she clearly doesn't know anything about the founding of that German car company.
"I gave back my Tesla
," she said via tweet. "I bought the VW ev. I love it."
"I’m not sure how advertisers can buy space on Twitter," she continued. "Publicly traded company’s products being pushed in alignment with hate and white supremacy doesn’t seem to be a winning business model."
There is no evidence at all that Musk espouses to racist principles of white supremacy, but there is plenty of evidence that Volkswagen was founded by Hitler. And the Hodge Twins pointed that out.
"Volkswagen was literally founded by the Nazi’s and Hitler," they replied.
notes that yes, notorious genocidal dictator and actual avowed Nazi Adolph Hitler was responsible for Volkswagen's founding. The car manufacturing company was founded in 1937 by the German government, then under Hitler's control, with the intention of being "The People's Car Company." It was operated by the Nazi Party.
Milano traded in a car made by a free speech advocate for one made by a company founded on the very principles she sought to eschew.
Many on the free speech oriented platform were quick to point out Milano's error.
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