Harvard Expert: The Twitter Deal Could Be Bad for Elon Musk—and for the Rest of Us

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Elon Musk’s controversial bid to buy Twitter could be bad news — for both the world’s richest person and the general public, a Harvard expert says.

The pending $44 billion acquisition of the social media platform could financially damage Musk’s other companies, keep his eyes away from crucial research and development efforts and negatively impact the country’s public discourse, says Bill George, a senior fellow at Harvard Business School and former CEO of medical technology company Medtronic.

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