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DONALD TRUMP: the sun. It's very small. America's bigger, folks. I love it
MAGGIE HABERMAN: While to us reality appears ineluctable, the president doggedly commits to a different course: one less grounded in veracity, but compelling to his followers and frustrating for opponents
— John Miguel McCauley (@Mickey_McCauley) October 19, 2018
HILLARY CLINTON: The Sun is big, what in the world is he talking about
MAGGIE HABERMAN: As Clinton prepares for her 2020 campaign, her more traditionalist take on the Sun provides President Trump with a useful – and familiar – foil
— halloween-themed counterfactuals (@counterfax) October 19, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES: we asked the residents of a small-sun +40 district in Arkansas to tell us why they still support Trump. “The sun is smaller than America if you do your research” said one women wearing a “The Sun Is Small” hat.
— Marty Shannon (@Marty_Shannon) October 20, 2018
Trump apologists: What he *meant* was, the sun is very small *compared to other stars* such as Beatlguese and Rigel, whereas America is bigger than many foreign countries, such as Puerto Rico.
— Obligate Bibliovore (@joe3barrera) October 19, 2018
SUSAN COLLINS: “The President and Senate Majority Leader assured me that he was mis-quoted, and would never make an incorrect statement of fact.” — then goes to Senate floor, votes “yes” on US is bigger than sun law changing all textbooks to reflect this “fact”.
— Bennihana (@Bennihana70) October 20, 2018
HANNITY (the night before): lying Dems'll tell you the sun is big. It's the biggest thing in the solar system they'll say, then wheel out endless scientists, paid for by Soros btw, & not 1 of them will prove to decent Americans why my thumb's bigger than the sun when I hold it up
— PoliticalPuncture (@PoliticalPunct1) October 20, 2018
ANYONE: (Insert statement here)
MAGGIE HABERMAN (Thought Bubble): "I wonder what Dennis Milleresque-like words I can use to confound people, make them think I've given this any actual thought and have a valid point to make without actually saying anything of value at all?")
— Bart DeBear (@T4booboo) October 20, 2018
I heard Twitter increased its character limit so that Maggie could fit her mental gymnastics in without using the word “lie”. Do you think that’s true?
— Doubting Thompson (@DoubtngThompson) October 19, 2018
Trump's ass is bigger than the sun. Trump's ass is, unfortunately in the USA. Ergo….
— durrati (@durrati) October 20, 2018