David was referencing an article by CNN from David Beasley, director of the UN’s World Food Program, who had said that $6 billion would help the 42 million people around the world that are going to die if they aren’t reached soon.
Always a provocateur, Musk replied to David by demanding that Beasley explain just how the $6bn would actually help combat world hunger – then he would sell his Tesla stock and get the ball rolling.
This did actually get a response from Beasley who invited Musk to come and see for himself the work that the WFP actually do in the field, rather than just writing snarky tweets. Musk quipped back by sharing a link to The Express about alleged sex scandal from 2015 involving UN officials.
This also remains to be seen, as getting that many retweets probably isn’t that hard for Paul. It also shows the maturity of how he is approaching this rather serious situation due to the number of retweets he’s after (69? Get it? Lol).
Great to see these very rich and very famous people treating world hunger so seriously.