'Free America Now': Tesla CEO Elon Musk Calls For Reopening Economy Despite Pandemic


Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) chief executive officer Elon Musk early Wednesday fired multiple tweets in support of ending widespread civilian lockdowns imposed across the United States to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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"FREE AMERICA NOW," the billionaire entrepreneur tweeted, as he agreed with a follower on the scariest thing about the pandemic not being the virus itself but seeing how easily Americans "bow down & give up their blood bought freedom to corrupt politicians who promise them safety."

Musk praised Texas as Governor Greg Abbott looks to reopen the economy starting Friday. "Bravo Texas!" he said. "Give people their freedom back!" the 48-year old …

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