He’s growing more and more irritable. He starts nasty Twitter feuds. He lashes out at media when they don’t lavish him with praise. In the eyes of his most staunch supporters, he can do no wrong. For the haters, he’s beyond redemption.
Yes, it’s stressful times for Elon Musk, and the Tesla Inc. TSLA, +3.80% boss appears increasingly frazzled with each passing day.
The latest evidence comes courtesy of “Montana Skeptic,” a self-proclaimed investment strategist and Tesla short-seller who writes bearish hot takes on Seeking Alpha and fires jabs in Musk’s direction on Twitter TWTR, +4.86% .
Actually, make that past tense.
Montana no longer writes for Seeking Alpha, and he has deleted his Twitter account. Why? He says Musk called the principal of the family office where he’s employed and threatened to sue should the critiques continue.