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Twitter Is Absolutely on Fire Over Donald Trump Jr.’s Emails

There are many days when I hate Twitter, but today is not that day. The social network was made for events like Donald Trump Jr. Tweeting out emails that show he purposefully met with a Russian government attorney who was offering damaging information on Hillary Clinton—that he was aware of the Russian effort to help his father’s campaign way before the American people knew anything about it. Here are my favorite 140-character commentaries.

In case you missed Trump Jr.’s original Tweets that set off this firestorm:

Annnnd, we’re off:

Anyone who has ever received a work email …

What a time to be alive, amiright?

The Limericking Twitter is always golden. This limerick emerged yesterday, before we saw Trump Jr.’s emails but knew he’d attended the meeting. What a difference a day makes! This remains evergreen.

Donald Trump Jr. should definitely show the world what a fake news left-wing conspiracy the idea that anything is off in his dad’s tax returns by Tweeting them next!

More emails emerged:

Isn’t this a coincidence! Me too!

YESSS.

At this point never say never.


Jokes aside, this is the most important takeaway to keep in mind. Keep bringing the conversation back to this:

Adjacent info, but important—and ironic, considering we have learned this week from The Daily Beast that some in Trump’s inner circle derisively call Donnie Jr.’s “Fredo,” after Don Corleone’s “insecure and weak failure of a son” in The Godfather.

Live, from New York, with your host Fredo Trump:

I mean, is anything real anymore? What is the nature of reality? Are you real? Am I?


And finally, this might be my favorite Tweet of all, considering the never-ending screeching from the right (and the Trumps) over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server:

I don’t know about you, but I feel like today was the day Twitter truly became presidential.

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