A lot of people, including journalists, think that if they had Elon Musk’s money, they’d make much better use of it. All of it would go toward charitable causes, obviously. As we reported Monday, Voice of America’s United Nations correspondent decided to take a poll of what would be a better use of Musk’s money: buying Twitter of ending world hunger. The results are in, and 88.5 percent of more than 300,000 people who voted chose buying Twitter.
Which is a better use of @elonmusk 's $43 Billion?:
— Margaret Besheer (@mbesheer) April 25, 2022
We’d missed this one Monday, but CNN’s climate change reporter, Rachel Ramirez, asked what Musk’s $44 billion could have done for the climate crisis.
What could $44 billion have done for the climate crisis?
— Rachel Ramirez (@rachjuramirez) April 25, 2022
That drew more than 10,000 replies.
Absolutely nothing. Profit-driven innovation reduced U.S. emissions for decades and it is now communist China leading the way in polluting the planet. (I refuse to accept the narrative CO2 is a 'toxic' gas that is a primary driver of "climate change." Climate changes regardless.)
— Kyle Becker (@kylenabecker) April 26, 2022
I think my life would be considerably better if I had some of your money. How much of your money are you willing to give me, Rachel? I'll give you my pay pal deets. You ready? Huh, you don't to give me your money? Why? Because you earned it? interesting.
— Joe Pags Pagliarulo (@JoeTalkShow) April 26, 2022
Lined the pockets of communists…
Just like all funding of environmental political groups.
— Mark (@boxhall) April 26, 2022
What climate crisis?
— Davy Western (@davy_western) April 26, 2022
The man already owns the largest electric car manufacturer in the country. He does a hell of a lot more than you do whining on Twitter.
— Z (@insatiablevine) April 26, 2022
The Biden administration is practically forcing us to give up gas guzzlers and buy electric vehicles, like Teslas.
I don’t know… what could it have done?
— Teresa (@teresadg0) April 26, 2022
Padded the pockets of the grifters manipulating the narrative on it to scare people.
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) April 26, 2022
Elon’s money could solve the climate crisis, end world hunger, eliminate poverty, solve the homeless crisis – am I missing anything?
— Samantha Pfaff (@SamanthaPfaff) April 26, 2022
1) You should ask all the former Twitter stock holders who now have $44 billion of Elon Musk's money.
2) Elon made his billions making electric cars, you nitwit.
— Jmotivator+ (@jmotivator) April 26, 2022
Buy a Tesla
— ZUBY: (@ZubyMusic) April 26, 2022
It could have funded 31 Solyndras.
— Hold Ten for the Big Guy (@THATCH_ARISES) April 26, 2022
Bought $44 billion worth of propaganda.
— Kenny Webster (@KennethRWebster) April 26, 2022
Nothing whatsoever. What percentage of your income do you donate to helping with the “climate crisis”?
— Wendi (@EinsSueAnn) April 26, 2022
She’s already doing her part by reporting on the climate crisis for CNN. But yeah, why not hassle the people who just made $44 billion about how they’re going to spend it? John Kerry’s worth some $250 million … how’s he spending it?
VOA correspondent takes a poll to determine the better use of Elon Musk’s $43 billion: Buy Twitter or end world hunger https://t.co/kGv4aFZtCX
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) April 25, 2022