Various Twitter wits offered commentary on the news Friday ― and, yes, there was snark. Lots of snark.
Today we learned Elon Musk is capable of pulling out of something.— Mark Medina (@Mark_Medina) July 8, 2022
There’s a first for everything.
Imagine logging onto an app that Elon Musk can’t even afford to buy to defend him. Couldn’t be me.— David Gardner (@byDavidGardner) July 8, 2022
literally the funniest thing in the history of corporate law would be twitter suing elon musk and winning and making him buy it at the originally agreed to price— Matthew Zeitlin (@MattZeitlin) July 8, 2022
Can I have my bots back now that Elon Musk isn’t buying twitter?— Mike Farrell (@mfarrellsports) July 8, 2022
I was told by many quite smug MAGA trolls that Daddy Elon was going to Make Twitter Great Again.— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) July 8, 2022
Bless Their Hearts.
Twitter should ban Elon Musk just because he’s annoying and it’d drive him batty.— Joshua Holland (@JoshuaHol) July 8, 2022
What's funny is Twitter comes off looking the worst for ever trying to deal with Elon Musk. They bent over backwards and violated every moral standard they claimed to have.— Rod (@rodimusprime) July 8, 2022
Elon Musk buying Twitter taught me it was okay to be weird.— Zach Heltzel (@zachheltzel) July 8, 2022
BREAKING: Elon Musk has officially terminated his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter. Stand down Trump, oh and don’t stand by…— Michael Morgan (@mikewhoatv) July 8, 2022
Someone has to say it: given his evidently poor impulse control, Elon Musk is looking like the Boris Johnson of tech— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) July 8, 2022