Earlier today, Donald Trump gave us a preview of what he thinks about the appointment of special counsel to investigate his campaign’s ties to the Kremlin.
Here’s what he said:
So one “poor me,” two references to people that have nothing to do with this (i.e. an attempt to deflect), and to give it that special “Trump touch,” a misspelled word and not just any misspelled word, this idiot actually managed to misspell one of the only two words in those tweets that actually matter.
Well, on Thursday afternoon he’s out with a longer version. Here’s it is:
I mean, the jokes just write themselves.
In fact, the whole thing is a joke. It sounds like it came from the mouth of a fourth grader which, in terms of intellectual capacity, it did.
But the real punchline is this:
We have very important things to be doing right now.
Yes, “important things to be doing.”
Like figuring out if the goddamn President is a Russian operative.
Turns out some folks think that’s pretty important.