The Sierra Club Boss Tried to Help Elon Musk Deflect Criticism Over His GOP Donation—Now Employees Are Angry

Jul 19, 2018 - Fortune
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Elon Musk personally dialed up the head of the environmental group the Sierra Club and asked for help with deflecting criticism over donations that the chairman of Tesla tsla made to Republicans, according to an email that the head of the nonprofit sent to his staff.

Musk on Saturday called Michael Brune, the Sierra Club's executive director, and asked that he make public more than $6 million in contributions to the group that had been anonymous, Bru...