As Twitchy told you, Donald Trump went on an early morning Twitter spree, railing against former Miss Universe Alicia Machado and urging his followers to “check out her sex tape.” He took a lot of heat for it — and deservedly so.

Well, this afternoon, he’s defending his actions:

Give him credit for trying, at least?

It certainly is.

Hey, stop mocking him! Isn’t it nice to know that at 3 a.m., President Trump will be there, awake … thinking about overweight women and porn?

Something for Trump to bear in mind:

Nailed it.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional text and tweets.