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Thu Sep 5, 2019, 07:32 PM

The short arc of a Sharpie captures the long arc of Trump

Trump can't stand not to be the center of the news. I imagine we will see him in rain gear pontificating about Dorian in the days to come.

...Thursday marked the fifth day that Trump was fixated on the idea that the state of Alabama was in the path of deadly Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the Bahamas and is now off the southeast coast of the U.S....

As the controversy escalated with “Sharpiegate” trending on Twitter, Trump tweeted out an early map of the storm — issued days before the president’s first Alabama tweet — that did not come from the National Hurricane Center: “This was the originally projected path of the Hurricane in its early stages. As you can see, almost all models predicted it to go through Florida also hitting Georgia and Alabama. I accept the Fake News apologies!”

Just as the backlash over the hurricane gaffe appeared to die down on Thursday, Trump revived it by tweeting that “Alabama was going to be hit or grazed, and then Hurricane Dorian took a different path (up along the East Coast). The Fake News knows this very well. That’s why they’re the Fake News!”

The nation’s meteorologists saw the extended presidential eruption as an unhelpful diversion from a serious threat. The National Hurricane Center’s latest estimate on Thursday afternoon showed Dorian approaching the coast of South Carolina and then hovering over or near the North Carolina coast Thursday night or Friday....


https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/05/hurricane-dorian-sharpie-trump-1482839

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Thu Sep 5, 2019, 07:35 PM

1. Trump is an idiot

Anyone who doesn't understand that simple fact is also an idiot.

Why would anyone want that stupidity in the Oval Office is beyond my comprehension.

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