Michigan is in the midst of a major leadership crisis. The state can’t attract major investments — Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana have all feasted on Michigan’s manufacturing lunch. Much of the blame rests with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer but Rep. Rashida Tlaib is also part of the problem.
The New York Times and other media have reported that a story published by an online clickbait publication alleging that Elon Musk exposed himself during a massage could derail his proposed acquisition of Twitter. It speaks volumes that the media thinks the dubiously sourced story is of much greater significance than a report by California’s civil rights commission alleging systemic racism at Tesla’s Northern California plant.
Throughout the pandemic, Americans were assured that public policy was “following the science.” Information revealed by a government watchdog group this week suggests that as always with politics, it’s critical to follow the money.
In the wake of the NBA agreeing to play games in the United Arab Emirates, it is my hope that Florida governor Ron DeSantis will call on Disney to demand that its ESPN subsidiary cancel its contract with the basketball league. In the UAE, homosexuality is punishable by death and abortion is also a criminal offense.
In acquiring Twitter, Elon Musk has laid bare the truth about those who espouse “stakeholder capitalism” the loudest and validated his claim that ESG, or socially responsible investing, is the “Devil Incarnate.”