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Musk: the whiff of trouble

Musk: the whiff of trouble

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It started when he called a British caver who dared to criticise him a “pedo”. Then he lurched into the affections of Trump as the self-appointed free speech advocate who bought and all but wrecked Twitter. Now it seems that Musk – reinventor of the car and space rocket, visionary of our time – is in full-blown toxic masculine meltdown. What the devil happened?


Giles Whittell
World Affairs Editor