Dogecoin Co-Founder Slams Elon Musk, Calls Him 'Grifter'
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Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink Founder Elon Musk doesn't get anything about programming. At least that's what Dogecoin Co-Founder Jackson Palmer said in an interview with Crikey. The Dogecoin Co-Creator says he realized that the billionaire knows nothing about coding after Elon Musk asked him how to run a script on Python:

"Elon reached out to me to get hold of that script and it became apparent very quickly that he didn’t understand coding as well as he made out. He asked, 'How do I run this Python script?'"

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Palmer calls the Tesla CEO a "grifter," adding that the billionaire is only selling a "vision in hopes that he can one day deliver what he's promising." He went on to say:

"About a year ago when Musk was saying something about crypto, I said Elon Musk was and always will be a grifter but the world loves grifters. They love the idea that they may also be a billionaire one day, and that’s the dream he's selling."

The comments come after Elon Musk wrote in a tweet SpaceX might follow Tesla in accepting dogecoin (DOGE) as a means of payment for merch. Although Musk declined to elaborate on the timeline, his statement almost immediately affected DOGE's price, which jumped in a moment by 6%.

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