I regret to inform you that Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is back on his inappropriate for a CEO tweets again.
The two weird tweets were sandwiched between two other seemingly normal tweets about favorable coverage of Tesla, the electric car maker under earnings scrutiny in the new year.
Here's what Elon's Thursday afternoon on Twitter looked like.
• 2:31 PM - 3 Jan 2019: “Model 3 mid-range EPA rating is actually 264 miles, slightly higher than prior estimate of 260.”
• 3:04 PM - 3 Jan 2019: “There are no coincidences.” Attached, a conspiracy meme about Neil Armstrong and aliens.
• 3:06 PM - 3 Jan 2019: “Evian, the first bottled water, is naive spelled backwards.”
• 3:23 PM - 3 Jan 2019: This day-old Forbes article, titled “Tesla Is Now America's Number One Premium Automotive Company, Outsells BMW, Lexus In Q4.”
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