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Monday, June 04, 2018

That Was The Day That Was

After the tweets of the morning, the President proves he has absolutely no self-awareness. No sense of history, either.

Well, I thought the day was done:

Trump apparently decided if the Eagles weren't coming, why not just take his ball and go home?

What's interesting is how conciliatory he suddenly sounds, and at the same time so awkward.  He's ditched the narrative about respecting the military, but he's still whinging about the kneeling.  And is he "Sorry!" he had to cancel, or does he mean football players who kneel on the field are "Sorry!"?  Honestly, it could go either way; and either way, it didn't impress Torrey Smith at all:
And I thought this was particularly to the point:


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