Elon Musk again sparked controversy, this Friday, May 27 on Twitter. “It’s been raining money on fools for too long,” said the billionaire boss of Tesla.
Between the Covid-19 crisis and the war in Ukraine, some are predicting a global recession. For Elon Musk, such a scenario would actually be “a good thing”. Frantic Twitter User (which he also intends to buy), the billionaire boss of Tesla has again been talked about, this Friday, May 27. “It’s been raining money on fools for too long. Some bankruptcies have to happen. All the Covid stuff at home has got people thinking they don’t really need to work hard. The awakening will be rough!”tweeted, the wealthy business owner, referring to the aid granted to companies in the context of the health crisis.
As reminded by Guardian, Elon Musk himself has benefited from a financial windfall in recent years. Cash that allowed the boss of SpaceX to increase speed at high speed Tesla stock on the stock market…and become the richest man in the world. In 2019, his car company secured a loan of no less than $520 million to produce electric vehicles in China. Claiming to be autistic Asperger, Elon Musk likes to stir up controversy through his controversial tweets. In mid-March, he notably challenged Vladimir Putin in a “man to man fight”in reaction to the invasion of Russian armed forces in Ukraine.
Banning Donald Trump from Twitter “a mistake”
For the time being, the proposed takeover of Twitter is on hold. Elon Musk wants to ensure that less than 5% of user accounts are fake. Transaction amount : no less than 44 billion dollars. Will the businessman’s rise in capital allow Donald Trump, another compulsive Twitter user, to return to the social network? The former US president has indeed been banned from the platform, after the invasion of the Capitol in Washington. “I think that was a mistake, because it alienated a lot of the country and ultimately didn’t stop Donald Trump from being heard”said Elon Musk in early May, during a press conference.
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