AOC Vs. Elon Musk: Update

GRUENHEIDE, GERMANY - AUGUST 13: Tesla CEO Elon Musk talks during a tour of the plant of the future foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory on August 13, 2021 in Grünheide near Berlin, Germany. The US company plans to build around 500,000 of the compact Model 3 and Model Y series here every year. (Photo by Patrick Pleul - Pool/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Hours after Musk addressed critics of the platform’s proposed plan to charge users $8 a month to keep their blue check status on Twitter, Ocasio-Cortez, fired back at Musk.
  • “Proud of this and always will be,” the Democratic lawmaker responded. “My workers are union, make a living wage, have full healthcare, and aren’t subject to racist treatment in their workplaces. Items are made in the USA.”
  • AOC added: “Just a reminder that money will never be your way out of insecurity, folks.” She later corrected her “by” typo with “BUY*.”

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