CITY JOURNAL: Elon Musk's increasingly erratic Twitter biases can not be blamed on alcohol

Elon Musk's increasingly erratic Twitter pretensions can not be attributed to alcohol, he is practically abstemious

The coward Mr Deedes

Tesla's general manager, Elon Musk, has announced plans to take the private company

Tesla's general manager, Elon Musk, has announced plans to take the private company

Tesla's general manager, Elon Musk, has announced plans to take the private company

The increasingly erratic Twitter statements of Elon Musk – such as his recent & # 39; paedo & # 39; in the irreproachable British diver Vern Unsworth and this week's dubious claim that he is taking Tesla in private – they can not be attributed to alcohol. The eccentric billionaire is practically abstemious. His main vice is Diet Coke. At one point, Musk took eight cans a day and said: "I became so crazy that I really started to feel like I was losing my peripheral vision."

Legal & General's personal investment chief, Dame Helena Morrissey, 52, shared a panel yesterday with Conservative President Brandon Lewis and his colleague Victoria Atkins, where they discussed how to involve more women in politics. The profile of Dame Helena, mother-of-nine, is crazy. Articulated, highly intelligent with impeccable style, could conservatives try to attract her to the political fold? They have had much worse ideas lately.

The founder of Gawky Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, tried to divert news that he had lost almost 3 million users by announcing that Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, a large Saudi Arabian expense, had bought a 2.3% stake in the messaging application for £ 194 million. Spiegel wooed Al-Waleed during a top-down visit to Riyadh in 2015, agreeing to pose for photos on a camel and embrace the prince's hawks. That was before he had connected with his wife, the Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr, whose seductive presence on the peninsula could have saved Spiegel from such indignities.

Seen through the modern Italian port of Portofino: the carefree head of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, accompanied by the screeching media of Barry Diller and David Geffen, as well as the peculiar queen of the talk show Oprah Winfrey. Quelle galere! Did ITV boss Carolyn McCall send back Holidays from Hell?

Bloomberg announces the disappearance of the famous chef, citing recent restaurant closings by Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver and Daniel Boulud, a Frenchman living in New York. The increase of the rents, the overexpansion and a change in the habits of the clients towards more "authentic" foods are the culprits of their decline, apparently. And not before time. Is there a more absurd modern phenomenon than the famous chef?