“Let’s change the rigged tax code so The Person of the Year will actually pay taxes and stop freeloading off everyone else,” the senator wrote.
(Warren is likely referencing illegally leaked IRS files that show Musk paid no federal income taxes in 2018 through legal tax minimization strategies and the fact that almost all of his wealth does not derive from traditional income — he pays a lot in other taxes.)
The irony of a career politician, who subsists off the taxpayer dime, decrying a wildly successful entrepreneur who has created countless jobs and innovations as a “freeloader” was simply too much for Musk to resist. …
“If you opened your eyes for 2 seconds, you would realize I will pay more taxes than any American in history this year,” he replied . “Don’t spend it all at once … oh wait you did already.”
“You remind me of when I was a kid and my friend’s angry Mom would just randomly yell at everybody for no reason,” Musk continued. “Please don’t call the manager on me, Senator Karen.”
As for the implication that he’s a fraud, Musk simply replied, “Stop projecting!” with a link to a Fox News article detailing Elizabeth Warren’s long history of falsely claiming to be a Native American. …
Regardless of how much Musk pays in taxes, he has made massive advancements in space exploration and paved an electric vehicle revolution that will do exponentially more to help the United States reduce carbon emissions than Warren’s virtue-signaling ever will.
this week elizabeth warren lied about federal income tax, blamed inflation on a cabal of evil meatpackers, called decentralized finance a scam, picked a fight with elon, and wrote an op-ed in favor of authoritarianism. it's still wednesday. https://t.co/2xHZcPuXhn
— Mike Solana (@micsolana) December 15, 2021
Senator Karen sure went off the reservation this week.