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Zorro

(15,860 posts)
Tue May 29, 2018, 04:46 PM May 2018

White House in Panic Mode After TV Star with Racist Twitter Feed Loses Job

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The White House was reportedly in panic mode Tuesday afternoon, shortly after news broke that a television star with a racist Twitter feed had been fired. According to a White House source, Donald J. Trump immediately huddled with close advisers to discuss the firing, which, staffers agreed, “set an ominous new precedent.”

“We’ve been living under assumption that a TV personality could tweet out as many racist things as he or she wanted with no consequences,” the source said. “Now, all of a sudden, our worst nightmare has come true.”

White House staffers are reportedly combing through Trump’s thirty-seven thousand tweets, searching for ones that could be deemed fireable offenses, and have so far flagged more than thirty-six thousand of them.

Many on Trump’s team are urging calm, however, claiming that the dismissal of one racist TV star could be an “isolated example.” “The only people who can fire Donald Trump right now are congressional Republicans, and they don’t have the high moral standards that TV executives have,” the source said.

https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/white-house-in-panic-mode-after-tv-star-with-racist-twitter-feed-loses-job

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White House in Panic Mode After TV Star with Racist Twitter Feed Loses Job (Original Post) Zorro May 2018 OP
ROFLMAO... Thomas Hurt May 2018 #1
Yeah, that's a bit of a burn... Wounded Bear May 2018 #5
i usually know it's Borowitz barbtries May 2018 #2
Trumps next tweet? I have pardoned Roseanne . pwb May 2018 #3
Hahaha that's great not fooled May 2018 #6
Borowitz strikes again! NastyRiffraff May 2018 #4
This is a JOKE. Not real. nt Honeycombe8 May 2018 #7

Thomas Hurt

(13,903 posts)
1. ROFLMAO...
Tue May 29, 2018, 04:48 PM
May 2018

“The only people who can fire Donald Trump right now are congressional Republicans, and they don’t have the high moral standards that TV executives have,”


zing

barbtries

(28,873 posts)
2. i usually know it's Borowitz
Tue May 29, 2018, 04:54 PM
May 2018

but i totally believed this headline. too often since trump came along, Borowitz is too close to the truth. trump is a walking talking caricature of a human being.

NastyRiffraff

(12,448 posts)
4. Borowitz strikes again!
Tue May 29, 2018, 06:33 PM
May 2018

But it's now hard to come up with satire that doesn't sound EXACTLY like the truth.

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