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February 25, 2021

Elon Musk to Washington Post: Drop Dead (and Say Hello to Jeffy!)

A few weeks ago, Elon Musk fired his media relations team, figuring, he would no longer communicate with the media. He decided he did not need the media to get his word out, and the media were nasty to him anyway.

So he essentially fired the whole media.

The media has been extremely angry about this, because publishing other people's press releases is 90% of their phoney-baloney jobs. Once everyone realizes they can just release press releases to the public, without having to launder it through a fake "journalist," 75% of the remaining "journalism" jobs go bye-bye.

So they've upped their attacks on him since then.

The Washington Post, acting like a mafia defending its turf by threatening shop-owners of consequences if they don't play ball, pumped out a completely gratuitous hit-piece on him, with no real news hook to even serve as a pretext for it.

They demanded a comment from Musk. He replied:


Is he implying that Jeff Bezos is pushing these attacks, because Musk's private spaceflight venture is much, much more advanced than Bezos' vaporware?

I think he is.

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