What Would Occur If Biden Acknowledged Tesla? −

What Would Occur If Biden Acknowledged Tesla? −


What would occur if President Biden really acknowledged Tesla’s EV management? I feel it might be a great factor not only for Tesla, however for all different automakers. For me, it’s about belief and integrity. Nonetheless, some might not agree with me and that’s okay. I noticed a submit in Reddit in the present day that shared the attitude from a Tesla investor that I felt wanted to be heard and respectfully addressed. It’s all the time good to listen to all sides of a narrative or debate.

Reddit person KarmaKill23 shared an fascinating perspective and thought as to why they don’t need President Biden acknowledging Tesla. The truth that President Biden has been fully ignoring Tesla’s progress whereas pumping up Basic Motors hasn’t gone unnoticed by a lot of Tesla’s supporters on-line, and even by the mainstream media.

I’ve written about it and have been very vocal in Tesla’s assist proper right here on CleanTechnica, and though I don’t totally agree with the poster’s stance that it’s a foul concept, there are some factors that I do agree with — not simply within the authentic submit, but additionally within the feedback.

The Reddit submit reads:

“So the new TSLA information of the week is a wave of sentiment that the administration ought to Acknowledge TSLA’s lead within the EV House. See right here and right here.

“Because the title says, I feel it is a dangerous concept. From an Investor Standpoint and a Philosophical Standpoint.

“Philosophy Standpoint
There isn’t any world the place TSLA getting pulled into the highlight is nice. One of the best-case situation is that they get the acknowledgment individuals are searching for after which that’s used to guilt them into turning into successfully a department of the federal government. Assure you if this administration acknowledges TSLA, that speech would finish with ‘and it’s TSLA’s obligation to share and assist our Union Autoworkers into the long run blah blah blah’. That’s one of the best case.

“The more severe case, and extra doubtless imo, is that this strain will trigger this administration to double down on anti-TSLA sentiment, possibly even take extra direct measures to counter TSLA’s development.

“And simply to deliver this house. Think about a world the place the administration acknowledges TSLA’s lead in earnest, Construct Again Higher is adjusted to offer TSLA benefits for already being all-electric, and TSLA merely explodes to 2k as a result of everybody simply accepts the established order. Yeah, I see hell freezing over too.

“Investor Standpoint
That is straightforward. TSLA could have a greater rally if all this drama goes quiet. Let the suckers preserve pondering GM and Ford are catching up. Let this Administration preserve pretending. A inventory flies when it surprises folks so the longer we preserve quiet and let the naysayers dwell in lala land, the more durable the pop when the bread comes out of the oven.

“In brief, I don’t suppose this wave of strain to thrust TSLA right into a political highlight is a good suggestion. Let TSLA preserve doing what it’s doing. Let the work converse for itself.”

I feel it’s all the time good to take heed to all sides of thought or subject so long as they’re civil and respectful. That mentioned, KarmaKill23 has some fairly strong factors. What if the administration may double down on Tesla to the purpose that it really counters the corporate’s development? We already see that with the Nationwide Freeway Transportation Security Administration’s pettiness over naming over-the-air updates as recollects. I’ve mentioned this earlier than but when there’s a recall for each OTA replace ultimately the NHTSA will see it because the little one crying wolf and an precise security recall may go ignored by shoppers pondering that it’s a straightforward repair. I digress.

In an article by Jalopnik masking the petition for President Biden to acknowledge Tesla’s EV management, the creator claims that Tesla followers are “actually deep of their emotions” and that having a “lock on the entire electrical automobile market with over 60% market share isn’t sufficient.” The article goes on to say that that is the necessity for official recognition is the precise foundation for the petition when it isn’t. The petition, which now has over 50,000 signatures, clearly states:

“The White Home and the Biden Administration have deliberately been making an attempt to disregard Tesla’s onerous work whereas propping up GM and others as ‘EV Leaders.’ They’ve snubbed Tesla on behalf of UAW citing that the EV occasions have been for UAW.”

So it’s not about official recognition however extra about not mendacity to the general public — a minimum of, that’s how I learn it. And this is the reason I really feel that Tesla does deserve recognition. Nonetheless, a response to KarmaKill23’s submit by Grape_Fluids identified:

“Such as you, Cathie Wooden likes to say ‘ultimately, the reality all the time wins’. I’ve to agree.

“The truth that the president isn’t acknowledging Tesla because the true chief within the EV area truthfully doesn’t imply a lot to us Tesla traders over the long-term. Wall Road cares about income and income, not the president’s vocabulary.

“Though Biden acknowledging Tesla may’ve given us a small bump over the short-term, which one in every of us actually cares concerning the short-term?

“Additional, Biden not acknowledging Tesla says much less about Tesla however extra about himself and politicians as an entire. It’s so unhappy that true innovation is just not applauded on this nation, as a result of there’s not all the time a political incentive to take action. Politics is such a deceitful recreation, that’s why the vast majority of People are fed up with it.”

The reality does all the time have its manner of popping out. I feel each KarmaKill23 and Grape_Fluids make legitimate factors and I additionally suppose that Tesla needs to be acknowledged just because it’s the reality. Tesla’s half in accelerating the transition to sustainability shouldn’t be ignored by our nation’s leaders.

Personally, I don’t care if Biden likes Tesla or prefers Ford or GM to a Tesla. Everybody has the suitable to their very own desire. However we are able to’t be mad at Trump for selling Goya within the White Home however be cool with Biden claiming GM is the chief and giving GM the credit score for the work Tesla has executed.

The Reddit submit and thread are a great learn for these excited about listening to many sides. A lot of the feedback, from what I noticed, have been in favor of President Biden being truthful about Tesla’s contributions towards EVs and sustainability.



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October 2022