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Elon Musk unleashes the controversy: he compares Hitler with Justin Trudeau

Elon Musk doesn't think twice about posting on Twitter. Neither when responding to users with messages with a clear tone of ridicule or through memes, although these can create controversy among their followers or even offend some of the people who read the tweet. The latter, in fact, is what has happened recently. The South African tycoon has responded to a publication with a Hitler meme that he has done nothing but offend his followers.

The post, which has since been deleted, was a response to another tweet reporting how the Trudeau government reportedly ordered banks not to authorize movements in crypto wallets and freeze the bank accounts of those truckers or citizens involved in the related protests. with the restrictions in Canada due to the pandemic. Elon Musk, specifically, shared a meme where the face of Adolf Hitler appeared with a message that said the following. “Stop comparing me to Justin Trudeau, I was on a budget.”

The meme seems to make a reference to the similarities that Elon Musk sees between Hitler's aberrations and the measures that the Prime Minister of Canada is taking . These, let us remember, with the aim of preventing the spread of contagion among the citizens of the country. It is a clear and repeated show of support by the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX for the truckers who protest against these restrictions. Internet users, however, could not believe what they were seeing on the screen.

Elon Musk's tweet was not liked at all by his followers

“Brother. Calm down. You are trivializing the murder of millions of people for a cheap shot to a politician you don't agree with,” one user commented in response to Musk's post.

Even the official account of the Auschwitz museum responded to Elon Musk's tweet. “Using the image of Adolf Hitler and thereby exploiting the tragedy of all the people who suffered, were humiliated, tortured and killed by the totalitarian regime of Nazi Germany created by him is sad and disturbing. It disrespects the memory of all the victims and hurts many people, he published The tycoon wasted no time in deleting the tweet and has not mentioned the subject again, beyond a recent publication that could refer to all the hate he is receiving for that publication and where he underlines that “the reasons to hate are remembered better than the reasons to love”.

It is not the first time that Elon Musk has made a controversial publication. In fact, the manager usually shares tweets that create a lot of division of opinions. And not only among his followers. Some of the tycoon's messages are also usually not liked by other businessmen or government figures. A clear example are those messages published in 2018 about the unions in Tesla, tweets where he allegedly threatened his employees and which were collected by the United States National Labor Relations Board with the aim of taking action against him.