Trump Boasts About Inventing ‘Fake’ News While Sharing Fake News

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Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images

The walking dumpster fire known as the president of the United States sat down for a chat with the least funny man on Twitter (and perennial loser of presidential campaigns), former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and Lord, my ears are still bleeding from the trauma.

The interview aired Saturday on the Christian network Trinity Broadcasting.

“The media is really, the word, one of the greatest of all terms I’ve come up with, is ‘fake,’” Donald Trump told Huckabee.


He then acknowledged that people may have used the word “fake” before. He can’t be sure, though.

“I guess other people have used it perhaps over the years, but I’ve never noticed it,” said the Deranged Cheese Grit in Chief. “And it’s a shame. And they really hurt the country. Because they take away the spirit of the country.”

Taken verbatim, Trump actually implies that he invented the word “fake,” which is such raw, unfiltered dotard shit that we have to assume, for this moment, at least, that he actually means the term “fake news.”

As CNN points out, the term “fake news” is actually more than a century old, although Trump has popularized the phrase because he likes to keep words to one syllable when he can.


Because your trash president really is exceptional in making a mammoth ass with visible panty lines out of himself, Trump also defended his paper towel stunt in Puerto Rico.

“They had these beautiful, soft towels. Very good towels,” said Trump, because he only knows about four adjectives. “And I came in and there was a crowd of a lot of people. And they were screaming and they were loving everything.


“I was having fun, they were having fun. They said, ‘Throw ’em to me! Throw ’em to me, Mr. President!’” he continued. “So next day [the media] said, ‘Oh, it was so disrespectful to the people.’ It was just a made-up thing. And also when I walked in, the cheering was incredible.”

Funny how the cheers of a few dozen people in a room can drown out an entire island literally begging for food, water and medical supplies, no?


I know it’s only Monday but Jesus, be a pillow I can bury my head into.

Read more at CNN.

Staff writer, The Root.

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I know that this has been said better than I ever could, but how can anyone with at least a 5th grade education listen to him and not outwardly cringe? I’ve made a point of not listening to him speak and just reading the transcripts and it physically hurts my brain that this man is the POTUS. My 2 year old niece articulates herself better than this when she’s cranky and wants something: Auntiegimmiegimmiegimmiecooooookynowpleez?? = Auntie, before I retire for my 2 pm nap, may I please have one of those cookies you are currently snacking on? She even lies better than he does. At least her lies are plausible: AuntieIdidnteatyourcoooookysthemonstersdid. Shit, maybe there are monsters up in here.

I’m not even trying to be funny, Cheetolini rambles like my best friend’s racist grandpa who’s suffering from dementia. At least her family had the good sense to keep him from running for president.