I used to think I hated you.
Sitting atop your mountain of hoarded, ill-gotten wealth like some banal sh*tdragon, with your anti-union business practices and your ludicrous male ego play-acting as ‘genius’ which legions of useful sniveling idiots bought into fully.
How could I not hate you?
But now I’ve come to realise that in many ways I’m thankful for you.
Because of your dedication. Your truly admirable dedication to being just such a cartoonishly reprehensible and stupid character online. It makes it so much easier for people to realise just how ludicrous the existence of billionaires even is.
You see you have those vaguely respectable-seeming billionaire types. The Bill Gates types. We don’t like them. They act sensible and maintain a veneer of maturity, cloaking their greed and unjustified existence in bullsh*t ‘philanthropy’ projects which profess to solve the world’s ills while actually just enhancing their portfolios which exacerbate those ills. We don’t like that. It makes it hard to convince some people that you billionaire types are often just as stupid as the rest of us—and that much propagated myth of huge wealth being the result of huge brains and powerful bootstrap pulling, well, it requires a constant chipping away at.
So thank god for you, Elon! You and your constant 12-year old edgelord Twitter stream, which makes that chipping away oh so easy. Like this righteous dunk on Marxism:
Das Kapital in a nutshell pic.twitter.com/mG44mMkitx— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 27, 2020
My dude, like, what even is that? I’ve seen more sophisticated burns from a bloke covered in puke on a 3am night bus.
Twitter couldn’t resist dunking right back:
Elon Musk in a nutshell pic.twitter.com/bXlb8Q1ZkV— Aisha Ahmad (@aishaismad) July 27, 2020
I 150% guarantee you've never read Capital— Michael Parenti’s Stache 🚩☭ (@Karl_Was_Right) July 27, 2020
Not like you who worked your way up to rich guy from [checks internet] son of an emerald mine owne.— James Felton (@JimMFelton) July 27, 2020
could not agree more Elon! here's hoping some of these entitled TWERPS smarten up and learn from your example : ) pic.twitter.com/Vgpwa9xtre— meaning machine (@EricThurm) July 27, 2020
That’s funny coming from a guy who got rich off of apartheid and government investments. Also- what chapter in Das makes the case for “give me that for free”? Or are you referring to the capitalists?— Lefty-Desiree McLeftyFace Slaps back w/ Milkshakes (@TinaDesireeBerg) July 27, 2020
You earned that apartheid emerald money, goddamnit.— 👮🏻♂️ Pigs are treyf 🚫 (@JewishWorker) July 27, 2020
Didn't your family make its fortune in apartheid South Africa?— Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) July 27, 2020
Hypothesis: English speakers who talk about 'Das Kapital' - rather than Capital - are unlikely to have ever read it. Corollary: they also believe it to be declarative and programmatic (like the manifesto) rather than a work of excruciatingly fine analysis. https://t.co/0sITyuMMll— James B (@piercepenniless) July 28, 2020
you got em, bruh. pic.twitter.com/buUi3vKaF9— the thicc husband & father (@lukeisamazing) July 27, 2020
I'm 100% sure now that you've never read any Marx. But I get you don't have any time for that kind of reading with your busy schedule of ignoring your newborn baby and looking at epic memes on reddit— Wild Geerters (@classiclib3ral) July 27, 2020
That's you in Bolivia— Eli Valley (@elivalley) July 27, 2020
love that free shit pic.twitter.com/PvSlINM1yD— accidentally left-wing (@accidental_left) July 27, 2020
Epic troll good sir pic.twitter.com/tN27DT7wje— Rob (@robrousseau) July 27, 2020
Elon Musk in a nutshell pic.twitter.com/wHlN5GAHJq— Harley ✨ ACAB (@QueerestComrade) July 27, 2020
This again?? pic.twitter.com/Frp4Mzy5AT— Alex Jay Brady (@AlexJayBrady) July 27, 2020
Bold post to make when all you’ve ever done is take massive government subsidies.— Field Marshal Anna Slatz | အန်နာ (@YesThatAnna) July 27, 2020
Elon Musk in a nutshell pic.twitter.com/PZktxnPV3d— HeyIt'sVadim (@vadimnewquist) July 27, 2020
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