But then Elon should have a bit of humility here. Being chronically late is itself a sign of disrespect, and he should not be so thin-skinned to react so harshly.
However, there is no law preventing the angry customer from using a straw man to get his model X. Problem solved! Way too easy, and then the aggrieved fellow can rub it in Elon's face.
No model X for you!
Until Mr. Alsop gets his brother in law to buy one and then immediately resell to him. Then, pose for a picture and send it out on social media. Revenge is best served cold.