The epic campaign to win Elon Musk's Tesla factory with memes

Rick Turoczy
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The epic campaign to win Elon Musk's Tesla factory with memes

Tulsa, Oklahoma, really wanted to be the location of Tesla's new factory, so it hatched a plan to woo CEO Elon Musk with a barrage of online memes and a 70-foot-tall statue in his likeness.

The effort failed, but it caught Musk's attention and turned the contest for Tesla's Cybertruck factory into one of the more memorable and weirder economic development stories in recent memory.