德州校园枪击案: Elon Musk asks why media gives mass murderers the attention they desire

Regarding recent events, the shooters are obviously doing this to generate the most amount of attention possible,” Musk wrote, according CNBC. “Why is the media doing exactly what the mass murderers want?”

The email came on the heels of the tragic shooting Tuesday when a gunman 被杀 19 孩子和两个大人 at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, 德州. Musk’s point mirrors a years-long debate in media circles regarding how much attention is given to mass murderers, as their horrific acts are newsworthy but many feel they are out for attention and infamy.

Billionaire Elon Musk asked why the media gives attention to mass murderers.

Billionaire Elon Musk asked why the media gives attention to mass murderers. (路透社)

Musk’s attorney and Tesla’s press team did not immediately respond to requests for additional comment.

德州学校拍摄: WHO ARE THE VICTIMS KILLED AT UVALDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL?

Officials did not immediately reveal a motive for the elementary school massacre, but they identified the assailant as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, a resident of Uvalde. Law enforcement officials said Ramos acted alone and was killed by a Border Patrol agent who rushed into the school without waiting for backup.

The assault at Robb Elementary School was the deadliest shooting at a U.S. grade school since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, 康恩, 在 2012.

犯罪现场录像带包围了乌瓦尔德的罗伯小学, 德州, 在星期三, 可能 25.

犯罪现场录像带包围了乌瓦尔德的罗伯小学, 德州, 在星期三, 可能 25. (美联社/Jae C. 洪)

ELON MUSK LIGHTS UP TWITTER AFTER DECLARING HE’LL VOTE GOP NEXT ELECTION: ‘THE LEFT SHOULD REFLECT ON WHY

麝香, whose companies Tesla and SpaceX both have ties to Texas, told CNBC he supportstight background checksfor gun sales and limiting assault weapons to people such as gun range owners, or anyone in ahigh risk location, like gang warfare.

Musk added, “I strongly believe that the right to bear arms is an important safeguard against potential tyranny of government. 历史上, maintaining their power over the people is why those in power did not allow public ownership of guns.

上个星期, Musk claimed that he will be voting for Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections.

During a live episode of the All-In Podcast at a Miami tech conference, Musk told his hosts that he would be voting Republican in the upcoming elections despite his track record of almost exclusively voting Democrat.

He stated, “I have voted overwhelmingly for Democrats, historically – overwhelmingly. 喜欢, I’m not sure, I might never have voted for a Republican, just to be clear. Now this election, I will.

Nevaeh Bravo, one of the victims of the mass shooting Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, is seen in this undated photo obtained from social media.

Nevaeh Bravo, one of the victims of the mass shooting Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, is seen in this undated photo obtained from social media. (Nevaeh Bravo’s Family/via REUTERS )

德州学校拍摄: OBAMA CLOBBERED FOR LINKING UVALDE MASSACRE TO TWO-YEAR MARK OF GEORGE FLOYD’S MURDER

The Tesla CEO provided some insight into the reasoning for his political switch, claiming that Democrats aren’t necessarily controlled by the people but by special interests.

The issue here is that the Democrat Party is overly controlled by the unions and by the trial lawyers – particularly the class action lawyers,” 他说. “And generally if you see something that is not in the interest of the people on the Democrat side, it’s going to come because of unions – which is just another form of monopoly – and the trial lawyers.

Fox News’ Stephen Sorace and Gabriel Hays contributed to this report.

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