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empedocles

(15,751 posts)
Tue Jun 7, 2022, 08:18 AM Jun 2022

Biden WH may be on to something here

" . . . One White House official argued billionaires like Musk and Bezos make for good foils at a time when the president is proposing “an economic agenda for the middle class that cuts some of the biggest costs families face,” funded in part by taxes on the rich. . . . ''

the hill.com/news/administration/3513915-why-biden-sees-fights-with-musk-bezos-as-good-politics"

[Also, musk is often seen as a jerk, and he can't help but yap a lot it seems - a frequently ready target for the Prez]

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Walleye

(30,891 posts)
1. Biden is a solid union supporter his whole life. Of course he's against Elon Musk
Tue Jun 7, 2022, 08:35 AM
Jun 2022

Musk is whining that Biden doesn’t give him enough attention. Biden isn’t gonna support anybody that is anti-union.

JI7

(89,231 posts)
2. I think the way Biden responds to them is more effective also
Tue Jun 7, 2022, 08:43 AM
Jun 2022

it's more of laughing them off rather than going on about them being evil.

His recent comments about Elon Musk and going to space was an example.

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