Twitter Goes to Town on Trump’s Meandering Refutation of NY Times Story: ‘All He Does is Watch TV’


After a weekend spent golfing with Sen. Lindsey Graham, whom he once referred to as a “nut job” and “one of the dumbest human beings” he had ever encountered, President Donald Trump is back to work plunking out incendiary tweets against the media. No rest for the weary, right?

This morning’s tweet was in response to a weekend report by the New York Times, which alleged that the president watches hours of television each day, tweets from bed and occasionally arrives to meetings clad in pajamas.

Trump’s tweet, which he conceived of, typed out and published after being briefed about this morning’s fumbled terror attack in New York City, read like an anti-media mix tape, with “fake news,” “failing” and random exclamation marks all making an appearance.

He also took the time to call CNN’s Don Lemon the “dumbest man on television,” which means, if Graham is any indication, the two will be golfing together some time next year.

Media members did not take Trump’s Twitter attack laying down, though some of them may have literally been laying down, issuing harsh and hilarious condemnations against the president.

CNN even issued a response to Trump’s tweet, defending Don Lemon and accusing the president of “engaging in the very same behavior” as “bullies [who] torment kids.”

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