Fail to prepare. . . even a row over a farting unicorn won’t distract from Musk’s failings this time

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
1st July, 2018

Once more Elon Musk has found a most convenient distraction as serious matters come to a head. Last month, as Tesla announced the cutting of 3,000 jobs, it was the brouhaha over Musk selling flamethrowers.

Now, as the deadline nears to mass produce the Tesla Model 3, it’s a farting unicorn that has come to the rescue.

Musk has willingly been drawn into a spat over his failure to pay the artist who drew a...

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