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“Elon Musk offered to buy Twitter for more than $40 billion so he could relax its free speech rules,” Michael Che said this week, before adding, “That’s how lousy that white people like to use the word ‘n’.”
Over the next few minutes, the “Weekend Update” locates the richest man on the planet because Strange plot to take over Twitter.
“Honestly, I don’t see why Elon would even want to own Twitter,” Colin Jost said. “It used to be something that seemed important and even interesting and now you look at it it’s confusing and depressing. It’s Giuliani’s apps. “
“And come on, Elon built electric cars, he’s going to Mars, why does he involve himself with Twitter?” Jost continued. “It would be like if the Prince of England gave it all up just to marry an actor from Suit. Plus, Twitter isn’t even that profitable anymore. It just feels like a bad business decision. And I say it as a person purchased a Staten Island Ferry with Pete [Davidson]. ”
Elsewhere in the segment, Jost and Che appear to have taken a break from pursuing Donald Trump and Republicans to snap some photos of Joe Biden, who recently received the lowest approval rating of his presidency at 33 percent. Or, as Jost pointed out, “less than half” of the Sonic the Hedgehog 2′s approved rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Jost actually drew groans from the studio audience when he joked about a viral video of Biden appearing to shake hands with an invisible person. “Hey, her name is Kamala,” he said. Surprised by the response, Jost then stammered, “When was the last time you saw her?”
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