Elon Musk, SpaceX Chief Engineer, speaks with NASA International Space Station Program Manger Kirk Shireman, after the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft on the Demo-2 mission with NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken onboard, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in firing room four of the Launch Control Center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission is the first launch with astronauts of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. The test flight serves as an end-to-end demonstration of SpaceX’s crew transportation system. Behnken and Hurley launched at 3:22 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 30, from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. A new era of human spaceflight is set to begin as American astronauts once again launch on an American rocket from American soil to low-Earth orbit for the first time since the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)
Musk’s challenge comes after Cortez responded to his attempt to purchase Twitter.
Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, “Tired of having to collectively stress about what explosion of hate crimes is happening bc some billionaire with an ego problem unilaterally controls a massive communication platform and skews it because Tucker Carlson or Peter Thiel took him to dinner and made him feel special.”
AOC’s rant against billionaires continued on Twitter with her writing: “Billionaires be like ‘the extreme far left is taking over’ when the ‘extreme far left’ in the US is ‘medicine shouldn’t bankrupt you,’ ‘wages should cover rent,’ & ‘maybe it’s bad that Wall St companies profit off mass surveillance, manufactured housing crises, and caging people.’”
“The number of billionaires in the US couldn’t even fill an apartment building, but the number of people they negatively impact is only growing,” she added. “All the US billionaire votes combined couldn’t even come in 2nd for an NY city council election. That’s why they stay pressed.”
Musk mocked Ocasio-Cortez in response, writing, “Stop hitting on me, I’m really shy.”
Cortez has yet to run the poll on her Twitter as of the writing of this article.