Even for a life as dramatic as Elon Musk’s, the furor caused by a single tweet was remarkable. Back in August 2018, the then-CEO of Tesla announced via Twitter that he had secured funding to take the company into private ownership, and that plans to do so were already in motion.
Given the reaction this immediately caused, we’re still left somewhat in doubt as to what his motivation originally was. As with most things Musk-related, there’s plenty of myth and speculation.
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