Maybe this is one of those good news bad news scenarios. The good news is that Trump is making some feeble indication that he’s even aware that the country he was elected to lead is in massive despair and crisis right now. The bad news is that so much damage has already been done, since the midnight deadline has passed.
Good news on Covid Relief Bill. Information to follow!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 27, 2020
Well, that sure tells you a lot. Kind of like a game show host who teases what’s behind door number two.
— Andy Ostroy (@AndyOstroy) December 27, 2020
As the president directs what will be the last of his many gameshow-ifications of policy, remember that unemployment benefits lapsed for 12 million Americans yesterday when he did not sign the bill. Even if he ends up signing it now, those people won't get that week back. https://t.co/MV1ocfxdFo
— Jacob Rubashkin (@JacobRubashkin) December 27, 2020
if you have good news, don't tease it. this isn't one of your tacky game shows
— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) December 27, 2020
Well, maybe this is a glass half empty glass half full scenario. The glass half empty is the fact that a week of unemployment benefits are gone because this jerk has to be a drama queen. The glass half full is that maybe congress doesn’t have to pass an emergency stop gap measure to keep the government from shutting down.
You know why he's doing this, right? He wants the base to palpitate and sit in front of the TV drooling, "are we getting the big bucks? Are we gonna get eight grand in Trump bucks? Oh please oh please?" That's what this is about, tantalizing the base.
— Ursula Faw (@ursulafaw56) December 27, 2020
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