Musk warns teleprompter-reliant Biden risking a Ron Burgundy moment; McCarthy reacts

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy later said the riff shows Democrats are losing support from some corporate barons.

During a podcast appearance, 埃隆·马斯克 比较 拜登 to actor Will Ferrell’s character inAnchorman,” which revolves around a ne’er-do-well newsman whose career implodes when he reads a sign-off to his San Diego audience with an expletive rather than a goodbye.

The real president is whoever controls the teleprompter. The path to power is the path to the teleprompter,” Musk said. “I do feel like if somebody were to accidentally lean on the teleprompter, it’s going to be like ‘Anchorman.'



拜登总统 (AP/Patrick Semansky)

上 “纽约 两名负责调查前总统唐纳德特朗普及其业务的高级检察官突然辞职,这使人们对长期调查的未来产生了怀疑,因为目前的大法官已经接近尾声。,” 麦卡锡, R-Calif。, remarked that Biden has gonebeyond ‘Stay Classy, San Diego'— to quote Ferrell’s character Ron Burgundy — to the point Musk and others are recognizing how much of a failed head-of-state he is.

Think of what Elon Musk is: These are some of our greatest innovators of our time,” 麦卡锡说. “But Elon Musk is also the largest taxpayer in the history of America. And what they’re upset is they’ve watched how far [Biden and the Democrats] 已经走了. They’ve gone too far.

McCarthy recalled how Musk mockingly addressed Sen. 伊丽莎白·沃伦(Elizabeth Warren), D-Mass, 如 “它的. 凯伦” — after the former professor claimed the mogul refuses to pay enough taxes.

就他而言, Musk said he has repeatedly voted for Democrats, according to the New York Post — while adding during the podcast appearance that, putting Donald Trump himself aside, his administration was much more adept atgetting things donethan Biden.


Will Ferrell portrays Ron Burgundy.

Will Ferrell portrays Ron Burgundy. (美联社)

He explained how Biden’s profligate money-printing policies have helped lead to inflation, saying that with thevelocity of money held constant,” the current economic situation isnot… super complicated.

福克斯新闻, McCarthy somewhat echoed that sentiment, claiming Democrats appear detached from economic realities of the middle class.

He claimed one of the top House Democrats, 代表. Hakeem Jeffries of New York, had said following a conference meeting thatno one in their conference has even mentioned the gasoline prices.

“这是个问题. Everybody else in America is mentioning in it.