Elon Musk made a gross sex joke at the chair of the Senate Finance Committee who criticized his Twitter poll about taxes

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Elon Musk made a gross sex joke at the chair of the Senate Finance Committee who criticized his Twitter poll about taxes
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  • Elon Musk proposed selling Tesla stock in a Twitter poll, saying it's the only way he can pay taxes.
  • Sen. Wyden was critical, saying Musk paying tax "shouldn't depend on the results of a Twitter poll."
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Elon Musk insulted the Twitter profile picture of a senator who criticized his poll about selling Tesla stock, making a crude joke about his face.

Musk first tweeted a poll on Saturday, asking his followers whether he should tell 10% of his stock, and promised to follow its results.

Musk said that he was making the poll because people say he should pay more tax: "Much is made lately of unrealized gains being a means of tax avoidance."

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Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democratic Senator from Oregon, criticized the move on Twitter on Sunday.

"Whether or not the world's wealthiest man pays any taxes at all shouldn't depend on the results of a Twitter poll," he said. "It's time for the Billionaires Income Tax."

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Musk then fired back at Wyden, focusing on his appearance and claiming Wyden looked like he just had an orgasm.

Musk wrote: "Why does ur pp look like u just came?"

Wyden is also the chairman of the Senate Finance committee.

Musk, who has changed his name on Twitter to "Lorde Edge," added in his tweets on Saturday: "Note, I do not take a cash salary or bonus from anywhere. I only have stock, thus the only way for me to pay taxes personally is to sell stock."

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