Flamethrowers are really stupid when you are firing 3,000 people

With Elon Musk now selling flamethrowers, Emmet Ryan on how his homage to Hank Scorpio is an awful idea on several levels, particularly as a distraction from job cuts

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
14th June, 2018
'Wacky headlines hiding Tesla trouble'. Pic: Getty

Every Wednesday I stroll past the news editor’s desk in SBP Towers sometime in the afternoon and he asks if I’ve got a column for him. I’ve never failed to deliver yet he still doesn’t trust me. Yet, for this week’s column, it felt particularly good because I got to say:

“I’m going to write about flamethrowers.”

Therein lies the problem....

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