Elon Musk really ruffled some feathers when he took on both Lord Fauci and gender pronouns in one tweet. If you were making a power ranking of ways to piss off the left you'd have to put Fauci and pronouns near the top.
First, Elon got the party started by tweeting his pronouns are "Prosecute/Fauci."
My pronouns are Prosecute/Fauci
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 11, 2022
Scott Kelly, who is an astronaut and has the photo in his profile pic to prove it, decided this offended him. He asked Elon not to "mock and promote hate" against LGBTQ+ and also labeled Fauci as "a dedicated public servant whose sole motivation was saving lives."
.@elonmusk Elon, please don’t mock and promote hate toward already marginalized and at-risk-of-violence members of the #LGBTQ+ community. They are real people with real feelings. Furthermore, Dr Fauci is a dedicated public servant whose sole motivation was saving lives. https://t.co/Vgu04XMGeZ
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) December 12, 2022
The Twitter CEO wasn't having it. He took on the pronouns issue head-on and blasted Dr. Fauci.
I strongly disagree. Forcing your pronouns upon others when they didn’t ask, and implicitly ostracizing those who don’t, is neither good nor kind to anyone.
As for Fauci, he lied to Congress and funded gain-of-function research that killed millions of people. Not awesome imo.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 12, 2022
That's a very eloquent way to take on the pronoun pushers. "Forcing your pronouns" and "implicitly ostracizing those who don't." Brilliant.
Then when it comes to Dr. Fauci, Mr. Musk brought the heat, didn't he? He said Fauci "lied to Congress and funded gain-of-function research that killed millions of people. Not awesome IMO." Talk about leaving no doubt.
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