Elon Musk could have moved away from politics altogether.
The man could enjoy his huge fortune and play his role as the ultimate god among the geeks without telling anyone who he voted for or weighed in on the title of the day.
He could buy patents from inventors and create an image for himself as a mad scientist / savior who is going to colonize the entire solar system and save mankind.
Instead, Musk decided to rebrand himself as the number one culture fighter on social media, and not surprisingly, his life and public image have become more complex as a result.
As you may have already heard, Musk is planning to buy Twitter, which is not a political act in itself.
But like everything else in his life today, Musk has politicized it by trolling his opponents and hitting those whose views do not match his.
Not surprisingly, this made him a target and increased surveillance over his personal life.
Last week, Musk was accused of revealing himself to a flight attendant on his private jet and offering to buy the woman a horse in exchange for sex.
He tried to come to the forefront of the story by tweeting that he hoped to become the center of a smear campaign in the very near future.
“Now, look, their dirty tricks are being spread against me,” Musk tweeted.
(Insiders say Tesla’s CEO was already aware of the impending horse story when he “predicted” the attacks.)
Musk alleged that he was taking “relentless hatred from the far left” which could explain why he launched a seemingly random attack on Hillary Clinton over the weekend.
“I would be interested to know at what level something was done with the company when you took control.
The account was posted by Clinton during her 2016 presidential campaign.
“Computer scientists have apparently uncovered a secret server that linked the Trump organization to a Russian-based bank,” Hillary wrote at the time.
Attached to the tweet was a statement from Clinton’s aide Jack Sullivan, who claimed that the Trump Tower was equipped with a “secret server” that could be “the key to unraveling the mystery of Trump’s relationship with Russia.”
“This line of communication could help explain Trump’s bizarre adoration of Vladimir Putin and the approval of many pro-Kremlin positions throughout his campaign,” the statement continued.
A 5-year-old complaint from an anonymous account would probably go unnoticed by Mask in most cases, but to this day, Elon was spoiled for some controversy.
“You’re absolutely right. This tweet is a hoax of Clinton’s campaign for which their campaign lawyer is going through a criminal trial,” he replied.
Musk campaign lawyer, aptly named, is linked to an article about the trial of Michael Susman, who has been accused of lying to the FBI about Trump’s relationship with Russia.
Not surprisingly, Musk’s accusation that Clinton’s campaign was rigged has been hit hard enough, with some pointing to actual errors in his argument and others accusing the billionaire of trying to divert attention from his sex scandal.
“Elon Musk is now spreading treacherous lies about Hillary Clinton – and calling the Trump-Russia alliance a ‘hoax’,” Democratic strategist Dash Dbrofsky tweeted.
“Elon Jim is kissing Jordan too – a guy who allowed 43 kids to be molested at the OSU. I would never buy a Tesla. As long as I’m alive. You shouldn’t either.”
Needless to say, it’s getting ugly there, just as everyone predicted when Musk announced his plans to buy Twitter.
In fact, it seems that Mask is the only person who is surprised by all this.
To be clear, despite many headlines announcing that the deal has been completed, Musk still does not control Twitter and he can still pull out of the deal.
The reaction he has experienced in the last few days may have made him more inclined to pull the plug.
Or maybe he’ll go the other way – go ahead with the deal so he can create more confusion by recovering Donald Trump’s account.
Either way, you can be sure that this situation will become even more volatile in the coming days and weeks!