No, Musk’s going to take a page from Trump’s book and play Twitter Apprentice! Whichever contestant disappoints him the most each week (by calling out that reality doesn’t work the way Musk wants it to) “flies away” until the most sycophantic candidate is the only one left standing.
Supposedly it’s Linda Yaccarino, NBC/Universal’s chair of advertising & partnerships.
Notably an avowed Trumper, who rose up the ranks a près her being in charge of The Apprentice’s revenue mechanics and being blessed by the orange fart cloud personally.
Not since it meant “the guy who has the computer in his bedroom that the BBS is running on” circa 1987. That Musk is using it here shows how hilariously bad he is at trying to sound cool.
I’m frankly amazed anyone would take this job. It has to be a Musk/Trump kool-aid drinker. Anybody else can see from 100km away what a train wreck the whole situation is, how pointless it is to try and salvage it, and what hell it would be working with Musk. There’s no reasonable way to get this company out from under the debt Musk saddled it with by paying 10x what it was worth.
I’m pretty sure that it was something to give his tesla stocks a boost, seeing as the stock price of that went up a bit from the announcement; just in time for one of the interest payments to come due…