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Elon Musk praises 'smart, hardworking' people in China, sees 'complacency,' 'entitlement' growing in America
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk praised China for having "smart, hardworking people" during a podcast interview published on Friday while criticizing some Americans, specifically in places like the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York, for being "entitled" and "complacent."
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When asked about his thoughts on whether China is an EV strategy leader in the world, Musk told Automotive News' "Daily Drive" podcast, "China rocks, in my opinion."
"The energy in China is great," Musk said. "People there – there's like a lot of smart, hardworking people. And they're really — they're not entitled, they're not complacent, whereas I see in the United States increasingly much more complacency and entitlement especially in places like the Bay Area, and L.A. and New York."
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Musk told Automotive News that the United States has started to "take things for granted" after "winning for too long."