Tren Griffin @trengriffin I work for Microsoft. Previously I was a partner at Eagle River, a private equity firm established by Craig McCaw. I am on the board of directors of Kymeta. Feb. 13, 2020 1 min read

1/ The quality of Charlie Munger Q&A is gated by the quality of the questions. Today's questions weren't optimized for generating interesting responses. Many people asked questions he has answered before. He has talked about Elon Musk before but his answer was still interesting.

2/ He was asked about Elon Musk and Tesla’s stock: "I have two thoughts: I would never buy it. And I would never sell it short. I have a third comment. Howard Ahmanson, said something I’ve taken to heart: ‘Never underestimate the man who overestimates himself.’"

3/ "Asked about the best advice for raising children] 'The best thing you can do is be a good example. Preaching doesn’t work worth a damn. I’m happy doing the best I can by my children and see where things fall.'" 

4/ What has Munger said about Musk before today you ask?

"He is bold and brilliant and swings for the fences. People like that can get some remarkable results.. Sometimes they get some quick failures....occasionally they knock it right out of the park." 

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