This post is by Unknown from West Coast Stat Views (on Observational Epidemiology and more)
Having spoken to more than 100 sources across the history of Tesla, this absolutely checks out. “Managing Elon” is a theme that comes up again and again. https://t.co/TzIEJkr5Tb— E.W. Niedermeyer (@Tweetermeyer) November 23, 2022
See also Marshall’s “Elon Musk and the Narcissism/Radicalization Maelstrom” (JPM’s been on a roll lately).
Harold Hill with a social media addiction. https://t.co/6HpVkA9Ukq— Linette Lopez (@lopezlinette) November 28, 2022
Since the meltdown, quite a few journalists who had gotten a lot of mileage out of their access to Musk are doing some serious backtracking.
“There was a time when you cared about the truth”— E.W. Niedermeyer (@Tweetermeyer) November 23, 2022
Yeah, I’m gonna need to see some sources on this.
Where is the evidence that Elon was ever actually committed to the truth?
What time frame are we talking about here? https://t.co/ht3ZABCHYp
It’s more that Kara willfully chose not to see the real Musk than that he’s become someone he wasn’t. Has he gotten worse? Of course. But he’s always been a lying, slave-driving leader who took credit for other people’s work. A lot of journalists just chose to look past it. https://t.co/XbDDglg2ki— Paris Marx (@parismarx) November 23, 2022
This WSJ story has been getting a lot of attention. It doesn’t (pardon the pun) break a lot new ground, but it does a good job pulling the story together for a wider audience.