Time Magazine reports:
This is the man who aspires to save our planet and get us a new one to inhabit: clown, genius, edgelord, visionary, industrialist, showman, cad; a madcap hybrid of Thomas Edison, P.T. Barnum, Andrew Carnegie and Watchmen’s Doctor Manhattan, the brooding, blue-skinned man-god who invents electric cars and moves to Mars.
His startup rocket company, SpaceX, has leapfrogged Boeing and others to own America’s spacefaring future. His car company, Tesla, controls two-thirds of the multibillion-dollar electric-vehicle market it pioneered and is valued at a cool $1 trillion. That has made Musk, with a net worth of more than $250 billion, the richest private citizen in history, at least on paper.
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That Elon Musk is chosen as #personoftheyear by Time Magazine instead of scientists racing to track variants while developing #COVID19 vaccines for kids, or exhausted health care professionals batting to save the lives of abusive anti-vaxers, is very on-brand for 2021 media. pic.twitter.com/HUtTax0TnS
— Brent Toderian (@BrentToderian) December 13, 2021