July 20, 2024

‘Anyone is at risk of a similar fate,’ warns tech entrepreneur.

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk weighed in on Donald Trump’s sham kangaroo court trial Friday following the guilty verdict, blasting it for making a mockery of the US legal system.

Responding to an X user pointing out past presidents committed more egregious crimes and didn’t face charges, Musk noted the precedent’s now been set for the government to target anyone politically.

“Indeed, great damage was done today to the public’s faith in the American legal system,” the X owner wrote early Friday morning.

Indeed, great damage was done today to the public’s faith in the American legal system.

If a former President can be criminally convicted over such a trivial matter – motivated by politics, rather than justice – then anyone is at risk of a similar fate. https://t.co/zrHCyIZazh

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 31, 2024

“If a former President can be criminally convicted over such a trivial matter – motivated by politics, rather than justice – then anyone is at risk of a similar fate.”

Musk’s concern for the fate of the US legal system was shared by conservative pundit Tucker Carlson, who dubbed the politicized Trump verdict “the end of the fairest justice system in the world.”

“Import the Third World, become the Third World. That’s what we just saw,” Tucker wrote on X.

Import the Third World, become the Third World. That’s what we just saw. This won’t stop Trump. He’ll win the election if he’s not killed first. But it does mark the end of the fairest justice system in the world. Anyone who defends this verdict is a danger to you and your…

— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) May 30, 2024

“This won’t stop Trump. He’ll win the election if he’s not killed first,” added the former Fox News host.

“But it does mark the end of the fairest justice system in the world.”

“Anyone who defends this verdict is a danger to you and your family,” he added.

On Friday, Musk agreed to host a town hall on X featuring Donald Trump, and also for Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy.

This will be interesting https://t.co/UbcehLj9V2

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 31, 2024

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