Donald Trump sending David Axelrod a check — to help fund epilepsy research

As Twitchy reported last week, David Axelrod vowed to Joe Scarborough that he would shave off his trademark mustache if Romney won Minnesota, Michigan, or Pennsylvania. Axelrod quickly reneged on his promise (and, as it turned out, his mustache was safe anyway), but Scarborough is still hoping to slash the ‘stache, this time for a cause:

Axelrod has agreed to do the deed if Scarborough’s fundraising campaign yields at least $1 million:

“If we can raise a million dollars, I will shave the mustache,” Axelrod said on Morning Joe Thursday. “At least I’ll feel good about shaving it off!”

Scarborough himself has already pledged $10,000. And this afternoon, Donald Trump tweeted that he, too, would be sending a check for epilepsy research. Trump has come under fire from all sides for his birtherism, faux conservatism, and just all-around doofusness, but if he seriously intends to follow through with his promise, it’s a very kind gesture:

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