One of the favorite diversions of the MSM is to go back through Donald Trump’s timeline and use old tweets against him now that he’s president. As a prolific tweeter, there’s certainly a lot of material but the game often works in the president’s favor.
Like this old tweet from 5 years ago as noted by the Washington Post’s Philip Bump:
Credit where it’s due: He nailed this one. (Five years ago to the minute.) pic.twitter.com/P7p7UMlq0p
— Philip Bump (@pbump) June 20, 2017
Here’s the actual tweet and not a screenshot:
Now is the time to buy housing, before values have fully recovered. In 5 years, remember I told you so.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 20, 2012
And here’s the graph of housing prices that Bump tweeted:
Further proof Donald Trump is a time traveler. https://t.co/dJxIbd6nt6
— Josh Peterson (@jdpeterson) June 22, 2017
— Autumn Price (@AutumnDawnPrice) June 21, 2017
— Milena Rodban (@MilenaRodban) June 20, 2017
Although Trump’s record is a little better at real estate than he is on tech stocks:
— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) June 20, 2017
Oh well … can’t be perfect.