Frankly, we didn’t think much of anything when we saw Chuck Todd’s tweets scroll past, aside from a vague suspicion he was just warming up for the day he’d have to make the big jump and type the words “President Trump” for real.

It turns out, though, that NBC News’ political director was conducting a social media experiment — one that elicited some angry reactions, to his amusement.

Rest assured, there was a point to the whole thing, although some news would have been appreciated instead.

It’s science, stupid!

The experiment sounds kind of interesting, we suppose. It’s like when media outlets like NBC News jump to conclusions and rush out a piece to support the desired narrative without really caring about the content or the facts.


We have time for one last question …