On Saturday Donald Trump made a public appearance and was unable to make his right arm work correctly, while looking and sounding half dead, and slowly lurching down a ramp in baby steps. The whole thing was so jarring, it set off widespread questions about why Trump’s physical and cognitive health are failing. Trump fired back on Twitter by insisting that it was all the ramp’s fault.
Specifically Trump said this: “The ramp that I descended after my West Point Commencement speech was very long & steep, had no handrail and, most importantly, was very slippery. The last thing I was going to do is “fall” for the Fake News to have fun with. Final ten feet I ran down to level ground. Momentum!”
Wait, he was running down the ramp? When did this happen? In any case, this doesn’t jibe at all with what Donald Trump said about President Obama back in 2014. We’re guessing he’d like to have this tweet back:
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report