Sen. Bernie Sanders tweeted that rich individuals should pay their “fair share” in taxes over the weekend. Elon Musk seen Sanders’ tweet in a considerably shocked method. Why? Not due to the messaging however as a result of Sanders is nonetheless alive. Musk could have forgotten.
“I keep forgetting you’re still alive,” Musk tweeted at Sanders.
Still ready for a response, Musk shot once more: “Want me to sell more stock, Bernie?”
Want me to promote extra inventory, Bernie? Just say the phrase …
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 14, 2021
It’s true. Musk is prepared to promote proper now. Simply saying the phrase might be all that it takes.
Last week, Musk’s belief offered $1.2 billion in Tesla inventory. Furthermore, Musk offered a complete of $6.9 billion price of Tesla shares. That quantities to lower than 4% of the shares he holds immediately.
So chalk up Sanders’ tweet as what we name a “subtweet.” Musk definitely falls within the “extremely wealthy” group of oldsters. According to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index, Musk’s web price sits at round $285 billion, the biggest on this planet.
Sanders’ subtweet runs deep. Along with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sanders proposed a 3% p.c whole annual tax on wealth exceeding $1 billion and a 2% annual wealth tax on the online price of households and trusts starting from $50 million to $1 billion. That means Elon and he is aware of it.
Finally, a Twitter struggle price monitoring with nice intrigue.