A day in Trump’s Twitter account


I woke up early yesterday morning, started a pot of coffee, went to catch up on the news, and this is one of the first things I saw:

Trump Tweet 1When I tried to look at replies, I got an error message — the tweet had been deleted. A few minutes later, he was agitating for a short, victorious trade war:

And after he got that out, he proofread and reupped the Alec Baldwin tweet:

And then he went back to promoting a trade war with Canada.

Conclusion: as of early yesterday morning, those two things were equally important to him. That’s somewhat ridiculous.

So is a trade war with Canada, as other, more principled righties have already pointed out:

Not long ago, Republicans waxed quite righteous about the Obama administration “picking winners and losers” in the economy. I’m at a loss as to why we should stop now.

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And this move isn’t in the interests of most people. How is it “populist” to punish over 300 million consumers and the 6.5 million workers in steel-consuming industries for the benefit of 140,000 workers in the steel-producing industry?

Add a shout-out to Eric Bolling and a picture of Trump’s creepy mannequin grin at Billy Graham’s funeral, and that was what the President of the United States did on Twitter yesterday.

Who knows what today will bring?

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