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Elon Musk's Diplomacy: Woo Right-Wing World Leaders. Then Benefit.

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Minutes after an election in November, Elon Musk expressed optimism for Argentina’s future on a social network he owns. Since then, Musk has continued to support the new Argentine president, Javier Milei, through the same platform. The billionaire has shared videos of Milei criticizing social justice, and one of his most popular posts featured a doctored image. Musk’s interest in Argentina extends beyond politics; he has reportedly discussed lithium, a key component of Tesla’s car batteries, with Milei. This relationship fits into Musk’s pattern of fostering connections with right-wing leaders, with his companies and personal interests benefiting.