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Mainstream media is lying about Musk's 'Go f*** yourself' comment; this is what he ACTUALLY said
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Mainstream media is lying about Musk's 'Go f*** yourself' comment; this is what he ACTUALLY said

Elon Musk’s recent interview with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the New York TImes DealBook Summit has sparked no shortage of controversy, specifically the moment when the Tesla CEO told advertisers to “go f*** yourself.”

But several mainstream media outlets, including CNN, have twisted Musk’s words to mean something he never intended.

“CNN is saying he said to advertisers that didn't want to advertise on X to F off,” says Glenn Beck, but “that's not what he said.”

When Sorkin brought up advertisers threatening to drop their partnerships with X, Musk was quick to share his feelings.

“Don’t advertise,” he said bluntly.

“You don’t want them to advertise?” Sorkin asked, confused.

“No,” Musk confidently retorted. “If somebody is going to try to blackmail me with advertising, blackmail me with money, go f*** yourself.”

“Go f*** yourself,” he said again. “Is that clear? I hope it is.”

While the audience seemed to laugh in amusement at Musk’s unapologetic candor, many media outlets were quick to jump on the opportunity to turn his words against him.

“He wasn't saying if you don't want to advertise,” clarifies Glenn. “He's saying if you want me to bend and silence people so you could pose and you won't be boycotted, screw yourself. … I don't want your money that badly.”

“This is the way Americans — all Americans — should be,” he continues, referencing Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s adage that “our silence in the face of evil is evil itself.”

“If you come to me with a threat and say, ‘You better change this or that [or] we're going to all boycott you, we're going to destroy you’ — is there a bigger definition of evil than that?” asks Glenn. “You are selling your soul every time somebody tells you to compromise.”

According to Glenn, Musk’s comment, although he uses different verbiage, is his way of saying “I’m not going to sell my soul.”

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