Elon Musk isn’t pulling any punches in regards to the unconstitutional lockdown over the Kung Flu pandemic. You could say the Paypal, Space X, and Tesla tycoon isn’t a fan of the government overreach.
Musk tweeted “FREE AMERICA NOW” to his more than 33 million followers and went even further during a Tesla Motors earnings call by labeling the lockdown “fascist” during a Tesla Motors earnings call.
FREE AMERICA NOW
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 29, 2020
$TSLA CEO @elonmusk blasts shelter in place orders: “To say that they cannot leave their house and they will be arrested if they do, this is fascist. This is not democratic, this is not freedom, give people back their god damn freedom.”
— Phil LeBeau (@Lebeaucarnews) April 29, 2020
Musk’s comments come as protests to the authoritarian lockdowns imposed on many states are gaining steam. A nationwide “MAGA MAYDAY” protest organized by Women for America First is getting attention for their “Rolling Rally for Freedom” getting write ups from Breitbart and ABC News.
Musk then tweeted official California hospital statistics to support the argument that the country should reopen.
Hospitals in California have been half empty this whole time pic.twitter.com/8GL2BLypqV
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 30, 2020
Unphased California Governor Gavin Newsom signaled to state law enforcement agencies that he intends to extend the lockdown of California beaches and parks.