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The Bitcoin Faithful Want Distance From Musk

It’s not that easy. 

Bitcoin signage during the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami on June 5.

Bitcoin signage during the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami on June 5.

Photographer: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg

Hi, this is Olga. Onstage at Miami’s cryptocurrency conference earlier this month, pundit Max Keiser repeatedly yelled what’s become a familiar refrain among the crypto faithful: “F--- Elon.”

On Twitter, hashtags with that and similar phrases have gained traction. T-shirts bearing the slogans abound. Someone created a website for the haters, there are multiple related coins, and dedicated Telegram groups have amassed thousands of followers.