Elon and Twitter: A love/hate story

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Elon Musk loves Twitter and also thinks it’s broken. So he wants to buy it.

Can he, really? And who would help him? And why? And wtf does it mean when the world’s richest man is also one of its best shitposters? Bloomberg's Kurt Wagner and the Atlantic’s Derek Thompson try to help Recode’s Peter Kafka figure it out.

Featuring: Kurt Wagner (@KurtWagner8), tech and social media reporter for Bloomberg

Derek Thompson (@DKThomp), staff writer for The Atlantic and host of Plain English for The Ringer

Host: Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode

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