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Elon Musk Responds To Washington Post
Hit Piece: ‘Give My Regards To Your
Puppet Master’

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 2/23/2021 11:41:34 PM

The Washington Post published a piece today which clearly intends to be a hit piece on Elon Musk and Tesla. The headline gives a sense of the piece’s take: “Elon Musk moved to Texas and embraced celebrity. Can Tesla run on Autopilot?” But in the very first paragraph, the story undercuts the claim that Tesla is running on autopilot. The chief executive of both electric car manufacturer Tesla and rocket company SpaceX bounces nearly daily on his private jet between locations — traveling to his longtime home in southern California, Tesla’s plant in the Bay Area, the site of a new factory in Austin, Texas and SpaceX’s

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 2/24/2021 12:06:39 AM (No. 706380)
Jealous ? Want to be as smart and rich as Elon ? I think the boy is coming around to our way of thinking.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 2/24/2021 1:18:57 AM (No. 706411)
Yep.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 2/24/2021 2:50:59 AM (No. 706436)
As a commenter at Hot Air noted, Musk’s economy of words (‘Give My Regards To Your Puppet Master’) shows his genius. He makes Bozo and Zuckie Poo look like preschoolers.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: downnout 2/24/2021 8:26:59 AM (No. 706583)
Musk’s troll skills are second only to DJT.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Grounded 2/24/2021 11:34:58 AM (No. 706841)
Of course the billions of dollars of seed money that Elon Musk received from the US Treasury didn't hurt. I could be a genius in business with that kind of leg up. I live in a community of over half a million people and have only seen one Tesla vehicle on the ground. The fact that state law requires vehicles be sold by franchised dealers might have something to do with that.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: NYbob 2/24/2021 5:19:39 PM (No. 707159)
Some people sure resent Musk for the usual reason, envy. They wish they were as smart, as driven and as far seeing as Musk has demonstrated time and time again. Seeing the gap in the market as a kid and making an on-line program worht many millions was just the first act. Most people would have stopped there. He didn't create Tesla, but he made it into a company more valued than GM. The original founders of Tesla could not do that. Again, that would be more than enough for most people. Even people as accomplished as Shelby, Delorean and Bricklin couldn't make more than a couple of thousand cars. Musk made and sold more than 500,000 with almost self driving ability and night and in weather. Then to top it off he completely revolutionized space travel, from scratch. Yes, the US government paid him a lot of money to do that, and they got a bargain. They pay the usual manufacturers more and have less to show for it. Without Musk, reusable first stages that fly back to base or to a floating barge and land tail first, would never have happened. It's not bragging if you can do it.
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