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Elon Musk is no role model

CNN, 04 Jan 2022
Tesla CEO Elon Musk claims he does not want to be involved in politics… but his active presence on Twitter engaging with (and sometimes antagonizing) elected officials says otherwise. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza discusses how Musk’s activity online undercuts his other work.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
https://time.com/person-of-the-year-2021-elon-musk/

Elon Musk and Sen. Elizabeth Warren in Twitter fight over taxes
https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2021/12/15/elon-musk-warren-twitter-war-taxes-nr-foroohar-intv-vpx.cnn

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1470858546153762819?s=20

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1459891238384115722

https://www.cnn.com/specials/politics/president-donald-trump-45

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1433474893316722691

Elon Musk on EV Subsidies, Corporate Titles and China: The Full Transcript
https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musk-on-ev-subsidies-corporate-titles-and-china-the-full-transcript-11639012832?AID=11557093&PID=6415797&SID=bi%7C61cc87e7cdabcd3fe72e9b1f%7C1641223119317tha8cmc2&subid=Business+Insider&cjevent=7b09e5e46ca811ec833a26690a82b821&tier_1=affiliate&tier_2=moa&tier_3=Business+Insider&tier_4=3861930&tier_5=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wsj.com%2Farticles%2Felon-musk-on-ev-subsidies-corporate-titles-and-china-the-full-transcript-11639012832

Elon Musk says we should completely rethink government on Mars to get rid of special interests and 'coercion of politicians'
https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-government-mars-colony-direct-democracy-no-representatives-shorter-laws-2021-12

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