No and No, Trump.

[If you can't view the embedded tweet, it is a tweet authored by me linking to a New York Times article with the headline "Trump Wants to Deliver Prime-Time Address on Government Shutdown and Will Visit the Border." My commentary reads: "No and no," followed by an edited quote from the article: "Trump announced he would address the nation from the Oval Office on Tues. evening to discuss what he called the crisis at the southern border and...would travel to the border as part of his effort to persuade Americans of the need for a wall."]

So, as is any U.S. president's prerogative, Donald Trump is requesting airtime from the broadcast networks tomorrow night to deliver an address from the White House during which he'll presumably ramble incoherently, rant vengefully, and wax racist in order to try to convince us that his vile nativist agenda isn't based on lies (it is) and that a border wall is both urgent and necessary (it isn't).

He may use that opportunity to declare the national emergency he believes will entitle him to do an end-run around Congress to build the wall.

And then he'll haul his racist ass down to the border for a hideous stunt that will reaffirm his legacy as King of the Deplorables.

Fuck Trump. Fuck every one of his enablers. And fuck all of this. Fuck.

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