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Adam something almost never has good takes.
i find all his videos relating to urbanism to be very good
and you probably shouldn’t be evaluating this video based on “frequency of occurrence of good takes in the past” anyway 😉
I generally thought his takes were fine as long as he strictly limited himself to transportation. But as soon as the topic goes even a little political the eastern European anti-communist millennial aesthetic takes over. It’s also pretty telling that the NYT wants to cooperate with him.
This is not one of those times. Elon Musk’s ideas in the area of public transit have been a steady stream of bad, founded on his attitude of “the peasants are icky”.