Billionaire Elon Musk launched a brand new assault towards fellow mogul George Soros, arguing the 93-year-old Democratic mega-donor erodes “the material of civilization.”
Musk, who earlier this yr in contrast the Holocaust survivor to the X-Men supervillain Magneto, blasted the philanthropist for bankrolling progressive, soft-on-crime prosecutors.
“In my opinion, he essentially hates humanity,” Musk mentioned throughout an appearance on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast Tuesday.
“He’s doing issues that erode the material of civilization, getting DAs elected who refuse to prosecute crime. That’s a part of the issue in San Francisco and LA and different cities.”
Musk went on to push his personal idea for why Soros makes use of his Open Society Foundations to deal with native races as a substitute of nationwide campaigns.
“Once you get to metropolis and state district attorneys, the worth for cash is extraordinarily good,” Musk mentioned. “Soros realized you don’t really want to alter the legal guidelines; you simply want to alter how they’re enforced.”
The Tesla boss — who in an appearance on Rogan’s show in 2018 sparked his own controversy by sparking up a joint — sipped on a drink all through the podcast look.
Rogan spent a lot of the episode in a Halloween costume that featured a blonde wig.
Musk additionally defined the rationale behind his resolution to purchase Twitter for $44 billion final yr, claiming that he felt the location was having a “corrosive impact” on society.
Twitter was “essentially managed by the far left” and functioned as an “data weapon” for radical progressives because the expense of different viewpoints,” Musk added.
Musk has confronted intense scrutiny over his overhaul of Twitter, which has included altering the corporate’s identify to “X,” requiring customers to pay for premium options and loosening content material moderation requirements.
This week, X staff have been awarded inventory that valued the company at just $19 billion — lower than half of what Musk paid to purchase Twitter one yr in the past.