Good Morning Trump Is a Nightmare I'm Sorry

One of the things with which I constantly struggle is how much to talk about Donald Trump's tweeting, and how to talk about his tweets when I do.

I don't think "ignore him" is useful advice, despite its ubiquity. He is the president of the United States, and he has an enormous amount of influence via his Twitter account.

I also don't think that rushing to breathlessly publish every single thing he tweets is the way to go, either — especially sans context and analysis.

So I try to strike a balance, somewhere in between the two.

Some days, his morning tweetshitz go so off the rails that it warrants comment. Today is one of those days, and I'm grateful to MSNBC's Kyle Griffin for providing a summary so that I don't have to reward the president by embedding all of his individual tweets.

I do, however, want to share my comment on one of the more spectacular (not in a good way) tweets in this already remarkable collection:

We need to understand and acknowledge what's happening here. It's scary. And there is very little any of us can do about it. This is a president using his bully pulpit and modern technology in a way that the founders never could have anticipated, and we have no remedy as long as we insist on being constrained by a historical document that was supposed to live and breathe, but is being suffocated by our precious disposition to originalism.

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