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Tesla CEO Elon Musk snarked that he wasn’t “perverted enough” when asked if he would appear on scandal-ridden CNN during a lengthy podcast interview with the Babylon Bee while discussing “pointless” companies that “shouldn’t exist” and “should probably be disbanded.”
“I’m not the one who asked for the podcast. You guys did, just to be clear,” Musk joked when the hosts kidded that they weren’t worthy to interview him given that premise.
“You can be on CNN right now,” co-host Kyle Mann told Musk.
“I’m not perverted enough, I guess,” Musk replied, referencing a satirical Bee headline that mocked CNN. The co-hosts laughed in humorous agreement.
Elon Musk said in his interview with The Babylon Bee that he is not perverted enough to be on CNN 😂
— 𝓣 𝓞 𝓟 𝓓 𝓞 𝓖 𝓔 ✨ (@TOPDOGE007) December 21, 2021
The Babylon Bee has previously roasted CNN with recent headlines such as “CNN Quietly Resets ‘Days Since An Employee Committed A Sex Crime’ Counter Back To Zero,” and “CNN HR Department Considers Adding ‘Are You A Creepy Pervert?’ To Employment Application.”
The Tesla chief spoke on a range of issues, including being on CNN, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Tesla, taxing the rich, and many others.
CNN has been roiled with scandal after scandal, starting with the Jeffrey Toobin masturbation incident. He was welcomed back with open arms after the embarrassing and disgusting deed was done during a Zoom meeting in front of his colleagues.
Then the network had to fire anchor Chris Cuomo after he blatantly helped and protected his brother, former Governor Andrew Cuomo, during numerous scandals that involved multiple sexual misconduct accusations. Chris Cuomo was also accused of sexual misconduct and that was the final straw that led to his termination by CNN.
Next up was CNN senior producer John Griffin who was arrested by the FBI and charged with sex crimes against underage girls as young as nine years old. He was a longtime friend of Cuomo’s and now faces a life sentence for his alleged crimes.
Musk is no fan of CNN, according to Fox News and evidently, they don’t love him either. Leftist blowhard anchor Jim Acosta, who was previously the network’s White House correspondent, referred to Musk on Saturday as the “electric car guy” who didn’t deserve to be the TIME 2021 Person of the Year.
Jim @Acosta to Officer Harry Dunn and the other men and women who defended the Capitol on 1/6: “In my opinion, you are the people of the year, not the electric car guy.”
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) December 18, 2021
Not only is Musk TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year, he has amassed a $300 billion fortune and is inarguably one of the most brilliant minds out there. He’s also unabashed when it comes to politics and using social media to excoriate politicians.
He blasted wokeness during the interview, calling it a virus that is divisive, exclusionary, and destructive. He said “wokeness” is a “mind virus” and is “arguably one of the biggest threats to modern civilization.”
“Wokeness wants to make comedy illegal. Do we want a humorless society that is simply rife with condemnation, and hate? At its heart, wokeness is divisive, exclusionary, and hateful. It basically gives mean people a shield to be cruel, armored in false virtue,” Musk proclaimed.
Musk moved Tesla’s headquarters from Palo Alto, California to Texas because of excessive taxation among other issues. He tore into California’s overtaxing the rich.
“California used to be the land of opportunity and now it is… becoming more so the land of sort of overregulation, overlitigation, over-taxation… it is increasingly difficult to get things done in California,” Musk lamented.
For those wondering, I will pay over $11 billion in taxes this year
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 20, 2021
Concerning Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who called Musk a freeloader for not paying his fair share in taxes, Musk stated that he would be paying the single largest tax bill in American history this year, as opposed to the Massachusetts senator, whom he asserted “basically” does not pay taxes.
“She struck first. Yes, she did actually call me a freeloader and a grifter who doesn’t pay taxes,” Musk said about their ongoing Twitter feud. “I’m literally paying the most tax that any individual in history has ever paid this year, ever, and she doesn’t pay taxes, basically. And her taxes and salary are paid for by the taxpayer like me. If you could die by irony, she would be dead.”
The great state of Massachusetts deserves someone better
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2021