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Kleiner Perkins Investor Responds to Romney Calling Tesla and Fisker ‘Losers’

Elon Musk in SpaceX Mission Control

If your Twitter feed is anywhere near as tech heavy as ours, Elon Musk came in a close second to Big Bird as unfair targets during Mitt Romney’s grossly misleading turn at the podium Wednesday night.

Lumping electronic sports car makers Fisker and Tesla in with Solyndra, the presidential candidate smugly described President Obama’s tax breaks to green companies thusly: “I mean, I had a friend who said, you don’t just pick the winners and losers; you pick the losers.”  Read More