Anthony Scaramucci has been on the job less than one day and he’s already inciting controversy by performing revisionist history on his own twitter account. The reason? “Mooch” didn’t always see eye to eye with his new boss and that’s putting it mildly. As a matter of fact, Mooch didn’t even used to like Donald Trump, calling Trump a “hack politician” whose rhetoric is “anti-American and very, very divisive.” He warned Trump to “cut it out now” and “stop all this crazy rhetoric,” on a Fox News appearance he made in August 2015. Ouch. How’s he going to explain that to the Egotist in Chief? More from The Daily Beast:
In December 2015, Scaramucci attacked Trump’s call for a border wall between Mexico and the U.S.
“Walls don’t work. Never have never will. The Berlin Wall 1961-1989 don’t fall for it,” he tweeted, above a picture of the wall.
“I hope she runs [in 2016], she is incredibly competent,” he tweeted in April 2012, adding she was “the real deal.”
“I like Hillary,” he also tweeted. “Have to go with the best athlete. We need to turn this around.” Another tweet said a “Hillary run makes everyone better.”
Scaramucci also tweeted a quote from a David Cameron interview where he bashed Trump for “making a fundamental mistake of trying to blame all of Islam and all Muslims for what is the ideology and the actions of a minority.”
“It is a fight within Islam, overwhelming majority see Islam as a religion of peace, want to live in multiracial/ethnic/faith democracies,” Scaramucci tweeted.
How does Scaramucci explain all this to the Twitler In Chief? He tweeted this today: “Full transparency: I’m deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn’t be a distraction. I serve
@POTUS agenda & that’s all that matters.”
“Transparency” Is the new Trumpspeak word for, “I’ve screwed up totally beyond belief and I have no way to ever get out of it, so I’m just pretending that I really meant for you to read this in the first place.” Right.