Nap Time?  Elon Musk Mocks Joe Biden For Failure To Congratulate Charitable Space Mission

FILE- In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. South Africa-born Elon Musk created electric car maker Tesla. A study last year by the Center for American Entrepreneurship concluded that 43 percent of the companies in the Fortune 500 were founded by first- or second-generation immigrants. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Donald Trump isn’t the only billionaire who mocks Joe Biden with the nickname “Sleepy Joe.”

Elon Musk hit the 78-year old with the same moniker on Sunday, ripping Biden for failing to congratulate the crew of SpaceX’s Inspiration4.  That was the all-civilian space mission that landed safely Saturday night after orbiting Earth for three full days. 

Here’s how it went down. Someone on Twitter threw out the question as to why Biden had not congratulated the SpaceX crew, since they did make history by becoming the first crew made up of civilians to do go up in space. 

AElectric Cyberfarmer posted this:

The President of the United States has refused to even acknowledge the 4 newest American astronauts who helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars for St. Jude.

What’s your theory on why that is?

Musk replied with:
He’s still sleeping

The entire SpaceX mission was funded by Jared Isaacman, who turned the mission into an enormous fundraiser for St. Jude hospital.  He had a goal of raising $200 million and as of Saturday night $160 million had already been raised. 

Musk then tweeted that he would contribute $50 million personally, which would put the fundraiser over it’s ambitious goal. 

SpaceX has another five private missions planned, on top of four more with real astronauts. 

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