John Cassidy, New Yorker
Image from article, with caption: Although Trump tweeted on Thursday that he no longer watches “Morning Joe,” the timing of his rant suggests otherwise.
Donald Trump promised to bring the country together, and he’s finally accomplished it. On Thursday, people from across the political spectrum were unified in their condemnation of his incredibly crass and sexist attack on Mika Brzezinski, the co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”[JB emphasis]
In a pair of tweets he posted from the White House just before 9 a.m., Trump wrote, “I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore). Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came to . . . to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year’s Eve, and insisted on joining me. She was bleeding badly from a face-lift. I said no!”
The criticisms of Trump began to pour in almost immediately ...