Newsom Makes Cringeworthy Joke About His Pension During News Conference with Musk

It turns out California Gov. Gavin Newsom makes Elon Musk feel the same way he makes most of us feel: uncomfortable and a bit peeved, from the looks of it.
Which was a surprise. After all, when the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX (and owner of Twitter, of course) was with Newsom at an event in Palo Alto, California last month, it was to celebrate the electric automaker’s new engineering headquarters in the Golden State. Surely, this was a moment where a potential Democratic presidential challenger shows his might.
Instead, Newsom pulled a Jeb Bush by asking for applause — and the most widely reported remark was a bad joke about having a pension.

As Musk noted at the top of the event, Tesla was …

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