Elon, Maybe Time to Put a Cork in It?
There’s something about wealth and celebrity that activates our nutty-as-a-fruitcake button. Wealth usually isn’t enough, it takes the combination.
So it is with Elon Musk, who simply is unable to keep his egoistic fingers off of Twitter.
What is it about Twitter anyhow?
Well, who would really know, but it’s the go-to site for maxed-out egos like Donald and now Elon. Both are addicted. They have an idea or think of something funny (trigger), tweet it out (behavior) and receive likes and retweets (reward). All those addictive dopamines. As Donald would say...so sad.
But there’s an obligation that comes from being either President of the United States or the wealthiest man in the world. In both these cases, Ego trumped good sense…take the word trumped with a good sense of humor.
Shit happens when Elon tweets
The SEC sued Musk in 2019 (not exactly ancient history) after he tweeted that he had “funding secured” to take Tesla private at $420 a share. The agency charged that the tweet sent the …