Musk even brought his mother on stage to joke about his childhood. It was a dream for any PR person working to improve Musk’s image. But nowhere did Musk offer any remorse for his particularly reviled statements over the last 13 months.
The most astounding part is that during the show’s monologue, Musk actually had the perfect moment to show he had the strength required to apologize. Musk stated mid-speech “Look, I know I sometimes post or say strange things, but that’s just how my brain works.”