It was a very busy week for President-Elect Donald Trump, as he opened a can of tweets on companies who may be thinking about moving their operations out of the country. Trump’s plan would slap a 35% tariff on such companies, prompting Congressional Republicans to hyperventilate. There is a new tariff in town, partner.
The country also found out what can happen when you spend your time sharing and tweeting and re-tweeting conspiracy theories, or as the media calls them “fake news stories.” As the so-called “pizzagate” unfolded in suburban Washington, D.C., we couldn’t help but think that living in a post-fact world has some serious drawbacks. Sometimes pizza is just pizza, not a code word for “pedophile.”
Jill Stein this week continued her assault on windmills, pressing for recounts of the Presidential vote because, essentially, she raised enough money to do so and she has nothing better to do.