Good morning, America!
Fresh off telling a massive gathering of Boy Scouts that he expects their “loyalty” and that Washington is a “cesspool” full of steaming sewage, the President is up early and he’s back on Twitter to explain why Jeff Sessions shouldn’t be Attorney General.
You’ll recall that on Monday, Trump called Sessions “beleaguered” on social media, the latest in a string of insults hurled in the general direction of an AG who very clearly won’t be AG for much longer.
Some commentators have suggested that Trump is himself leaking stories about Sessions to the Washington Post in order to give himself still more ammunition to fire him, which would be the first step towards eventually getting rid of Robert Mueller.
So that’s the context for this string of hilarious “covfefe”, that begin overnight and continued just after 6 a.m. EST:
Obviously, Trump is going to fire Sessions.
Equally obvious is that in doing so, he’s laying the ground work to “move on” Mueller “like a bitch,” before the special counsel gets too far down the rabbit hole that is Trump’s business dealings and finances.
Of course that’s probably a good thing because as we and countless others have pointed out, if he fires Mueller, he will almost certainly be impeached.
Oh, and this is still going on. Here’s another one that hit while we were writing this: