While Democrats were debating in Houston Thursday night, President Trump was at a fundraiser in Baltimore, and he was in a joking mood:
Okay, this HAS to be the line of the night:
Trump on energy saving light bulbs: "The light's no good, I always look orange.”
— Melanie Zanona (@MZanona) September 13, 2019
It was obviously a joke, right? Well, just in case it wasn’t, some of the nation’s media firefighters were on it:
Trump blamed energy-saving bulbs for making him look orange.
Experts say probably not. https://t.co/PU6REk5QLJ
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 13, 2019
Democracy Dies in Darkness, so somebody turn the lights back on!
They actually did this story. https://t.co/jkq7zejpjx
— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 13, 2019
“Journalism” in the Trump era is something else.
Its sarcasm taken literally again….
— Stu Cluff (@scluff960) September 13, 2019
why hasn't anyone done a follow up story to the '2 ice cream scoop' scandal???
— kevin hamill (@kevinhamill12) September 13, 2019
1st world problems- media so low IQ with nothing to do that they fact-check jokes now.
— Josh M (@Josh23899521) September 13, 2019
It was a joke you morons https://t.co/zoBpcgIehU
— Brady Leonard (@bradyleonard) September 13, 2019
Excellent investigative journalism. Pulitzer for this one.
— Larrie (@Larrie_Adea) September 13, 2019
— DOC (@realdocmalibu) September 14, 2019
And we’re sure it won’t be the last time.