“People said what’s with the light bulb?” he said. “I said here’s the story, and I looked at it: The bulb that we’re being forced to use—No. 1, to me, most importantly, the light’s no good. I always look orange.”

He added, “And so do you. The light is the worst.”

Well damn.

All this time I thought it was pure evil attempting to escape from his pores, but it turns out it’s just been energy-efficient light bulbs? Which is ironic considering last week his administration announced its intention to rollback lightbulb energy regulations from Obama’s presidency.

“It’s many times more expensive than that old incandescent bulb that worked very well,” Trump continued. “The light is not as good. [...] We’re going to sell that, but we’re also going to sell incandescent bulbs.”

Light bulbs, ladies and gentlemen.

The mystery has been solved.