Which Billionaire Will Buy Twitter?
Elon Musk, Justin Sun, or Vanguard Group?
The Elon Musk-Twitter saga is looking more like a true soap opera all the time. First, Musk asks his frat brothers if they thought Twitter was respectful of free speech. What he failed to do is give a disclaimer saying “this is not a scientific poll and results may vary from 0% to 100%.” His mind must have been on a road trip. In record time, Musk becomes the largest Twitter shareholder with 9.2 percent of shares. Next, he wants to dance in Twitter’s locker room, then he didn’t. Riding the bipolar train like a Disney toy, he tweets that he’ll buy Twitter for $43 billion. Tron’s Justin Sun responds to the tweet saying he’ll buy Twitter for $60 a share. Both men say they’ll take Twitter to a private bedchamber and make love to her like a porn star. Now, Musk has fallen in the rankings of Twitter shareholders as Vanguard Group whips out its huge love stick to reveal a 10.3 percent stake in Twitter. Musk explains his attempt to buy Twitter at a TED Talk. Finally, Twitter’s eighth-grade boyfriend steps in to suggest she needs to be decentralized, not “owned.” Suddenly, the hunchback hare-lipped three-legged prom princess no one wanted to date has become the grand prize in this high drama. For a moment, I thought I was going to get the chance to receive DOGE tips. Any bets on who will take this girl home and make her an honest bride?
In March 2021, Sina Estavi purchased Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s first tweet for $2.9 million. He recently tried to auction it and had it listed for a Buy Now price of $48 million. At the end of his auction, the highest bid was $277. Still, he got an offer for $3,600. Can you say, “Bad investment?”
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