Trending On Twitter: Elon Musk Generates Heaps Of Ridicule And Sympathy For Nixing His Twitter Purchase

To the surprise of absolutely no one, the news Elon Musk was canceling his purchase of Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR ) set off a firestorm among the platform’s denizens, with most of the reaction skewing heavily against the Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) chieftain. Musk Bashing: New York Times (NYSE: NYT ) columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman combined Musk’s actions with the downfall of the U.K.’s brash prime minister, tweeting , “Someone has to say it: given his evidently poor impulse control, Elon Musk is looking like the Boris Johnson of tech.” Celebrity gossip columnist Perez Hilton offered a rare foray into tech industry happenings by recalling news of Musk’s carnal activities, tweeting , ... Full story available on