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Donald Trump must be feeling pretty damn humiliated right about now.
On Thursday, Trump frightened the world by declaring his intention to expand America’s already over-bloated nuclear weapons capabilities.
The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 22, 2016
Apparently, Trump is so narcissistic that he reads about himself when something he says makes the news. But as he was reading an article written for NBC about his remarks, Trump became enraged because NBC allegedly only printed part of the quote. And, of course, he whined about it on Twitter.
.@NBCNews purposely left out this part of my nuclear qoute: “until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes.” Dishonest!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 24, 2016
Except that NBC didn’t misquote Trump at all. In fact, it turns out Trump misread the article, assuming he read it at all. Had he read the third paragraph slowly, he would have found his full quote.
In other words, NBC was being the opposite of “dishonest” while Trump lied. And he was apparently so outraged that his misspelled the word “quote.” This is the danger of Trump. He just got busted smearing the media for something that didn’t happen. He lied about NBC and sullied their reputation on purpose, which frankly should result in a defamation lawsuit against Trump.
But Twitter quickly stomped him for it.
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) December 24, 2016
— Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) December 24, 2016
.@realDonaldTrump Honey, I don’t know what’s happened to your self esteem since the popular vote but you need to buck up and President.
— Bess Kalb (@bessbell) December 24, 2016
@DustinGiebel How the fuck does a person misspell on Twitter with a built in spellchecker? I guess if they are enraged … It could happen.
— M (@swimdeep) December 24, 2016
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) December 24, 2016
— Justin Hendrix (@justinhendrix) December 24, 2016
— Karima-Catherine (@karimacatherine) December 24, 2016
@realDonaldTrump shut the fuck up. It’s christmas. You’re the president. Shut, the fuck, UP
— Jake Bowman (@RealJakeBowman) December 24, 2016
— Mike Norton (@themikenorton) December 24, 2016
— bob clendenin (@bobclendenin) December 24, 2016
@realDonaldTrump Stop whining you big baby.
— Tommy Campbell (@MrTommyCampbell) December 24, 2016
— Jason Sparks (@sparksjls) December 24, 2016
— Parker 🇺🇸🏳️🌈 (@Parker9_) December 24, 2016
Donald trump seriously needs to surrender his phone and start focusing on the presidency instead of tweeting out petty bullshit every day. It’s embarrassing and only makes the United States look foolish.