New Internet Pastime: Watching Elon Terminate Rebellious Staffers

FILE - Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has proposed a peace plan for Ukraine that would involve holding repeat votes under the U.N. auspices in Russia-occupied regions, triggering a showdown with Ukrainian Twitter users who have rejected his proposals in a stream of furious comments. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)

At a glance

  • Arrogance apparently isn’t in short supply among Twitter holdovers, some of whom have been tweeting their contempt for Elon Musk.
  • That’s given rise to a favorite new Internet pastime: watching Musk terminate the rebels inside the company he just acquired.

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