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“Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are the two richest people in the world.
They are tech-savvy and entrepreneurs who have both disrupted legacy industries.
Automotive with Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report for Musk and trade and distribution with Amazon (AMZN) – Get Amazon.com, Inc. Report for Bezos. They have not finished transforming the world given the ambitions they continue to nurture. But very often, the two tech tycoons find themselves rivals. They clash on multiple fronts and even over their lifestyle: frugal living for Musk, while Bezos isn’t shy about embracing the mundane life of movie stars.
Musk also insisted on pointing this out with a derogatory remark against his rival.
A Fierce Rivalry Between Bezos and Musk
Creating a showdown with The Washington Post, whose owner is Jeff Bezos, Musk did not hesitate to mock his great rival. And these criticisms hit where it can truly hurt: Bezos’s lifestyle.
“The Washington Post should change its tagline to ‘democracy dies behind our paywall,” Musk said he told the newspaper, which requested comment from him about a story about Tesla and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
“If you’re so concerned about democracy, stop forcing people to pay for (allegedly) important news! Your boss Besos can certainly afford it, even after buying a support yacht for his yacht. – Elon Musk.”
What’s also noteworthy is that Musk spelled the name Bezos with an S instead of the Z.
Their rivalry escalates when it comes to space, a common passion. They both aspire to make the moon and Mars habitable. But it is this shared will that crystallizes the rivalry between the two tycoons. They have been clashing in court.
Blue Origin, Bezos’ space company, and Dynetics of Huntsville, Ala., last year filed a protest with the U.S. Government Accountability Office after NASA awarded a $2.9 billion lunar landing system contract to SpaceX. That’s the rocket and space tech company Musk launched in 2002….”
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