Billionaire Mike Novogratz slammed for pumping crypto in response to Roe v. Wade

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roe v wade Abortion protestors marched crossed the state arsenic Bitcoin bros continued to hawk the cryptocurrency. Stephen Yang

There’s ever an juncture beforehand bitcoin — the repeal of Roe v. Wade, for example.

On Sunday, crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Investment, chimed successful connected the polarizing Supreme Court ruling that reversed the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, sparking wide protests crossed the nation.

“The information that each the Trump Supreme Court appointees misled Senators successful their confirmation hearings volition bash acold much agelong word harm to the tribunal than immoderate leak ever could,” Novogratz tweeted connected Sunday. “If you can’t spot the apical judges successful the onshore who tin you trust?”

But to the befuddlement of crypto enthusiasts and detractors alike, Novogratz took it upon himself to add, “Everything is political. Except $BTC.”

“Using the overturning of Roe v. Wade to shill bitcoin… precise classy,” 1 follower responded. Another chimed in, “This whitethorn good beryllium the worst/most opportunistic s**tcoin pump of each time.”

mike novogratzNovogratz was slammed for appearing tone-deaf connected Twitter.Getty Images

Yet different called the station “legendary” for its “pivot astatine the extremity of this tweet…Bitcoin bros are unmatched.”

In a remark to The Post, Novogratz said of his Tweet, “The nexus is privacy. Freedom.”

The tweet comes conscionable a period aft Novogratz apologized for hyping cryptocurrency Luna which went belly-up and outgo immoderate investors hundreds of thousands of dollars. Novogratz, who earlier this twelvemonth got a tattoo successful grant of Luna and claimed helium was “King Lunatic” for his emotion of the coin, yet admitted the cryptocurrency was “a large thought that failed.”

The terms of Bitcoin, meanwhile, has cratered from an each clip precocious of $68,000 to the lowest level successful a twelvemonth — conscionable astir $20,000. Amid the carnage, Novogratz has been dealing with the wrath of investors — immoderate of whom lost their homes during the marketplace bloodbath.