Elon Musk, Citizen Journalist: Here’s Why The Tesla Billionaire Visited The Texas-Mexico Border

Posted on AllSides September 30th, 2023
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Tech billionaire Elon Musk visited the United States’ border with Mexico on Thursday to get an “unfiltered” look at migration across the Southern border, barging into another heated political debate and promoting his platform X as an outlet for citizen journalism.

Musk, donning a black cowboy hat and aviator sunglasses, traveled to Eagle Pass, Texas, a border town where there has been a surge in the number of migrants crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S. this week.

Musk, who broadcast his experiences on X, said he was there to “eyeball the situation” and...

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