Elon Musk, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, and George Soros.
Elon Musk tweeted that George Soros reminds him of the “X-Men” mutant Magneto.
Musk also claimed without substantiation that Soros “hates humanity.”
Soros is often demonized by the right and has become the subject of many conspiracy theories.
Elon Musk on Monday bizarrely compared George Soros to the “X-Men” mutant Magneto, claiming without substantiation that the billionaire “hates humanity.”
His tweet on Monday, which offered no context for his comparison, simply stated: “Soros reminds me of Magneto.” It has been viewed more than 14 million times as of press time.
—Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 16, 2023
Musk then got into a spat with investigative journalist Brian Krassenstein over his tweet.
Krassenstein said: “Fun fact: Magneto’s experiences during the Holocaust as a survivor shaped his perspective as well as his depth and empathy.”
Krassenstein added that Soros, who is also a Holocaust survivor, gets “attacked nonstop…
This article was written by Aditi Bharade and originally published on www.businessinsider.com