Undoubtedly, the president of the United States is losing it right now. After trying to halt the release of Michael Wolff’s tell-all book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, the book was released earlier than scheduled and people went nuts over it to get a copy.
The book, which the White House claims is completely and utterly false, paints the narrative of a man who never wanted to be president somehow winning the presidential election despite all odds. It portrays Trump as beyond incompetent and disinterested in the most basic concepts of government and politics.
Furthermore, it shows the marriage between Trump and his wife Melania is simply a contract deal as they spent little time with each other before the election, and he basically referred to her as “a trophy wife.”
If you can look past the sad fact that this guy won the presidency, the book is hilarious. Trump, though Wolff claims his portrayal is accurate, comes off as an unreal caricature.
Honestly, everyone should read it, and one Democrat with deep pockets and a huge problem with Trump is making sure some really important people get a chance to read it.
The senior editor for KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk tweeted the hilarious news that major anti-Trumper Tom Steyer bought 535 copies of Wolff’s book.
Why so many?
He plans to personally deliver each copy to every single member of Congress. Can someone say hilarious?
.@TomSteyer tells @KQEDNewsroom he’s bought 535 copies of the Trump expose #FireAndFury and will have them hand-delivered to every member of Congress. Hear our entire interview tonite at 7 pm w/ @thuy Vu, who also talks w/ @DarrellIssa & @RepZoeLofgren. pic.twitter.com/KJnWd8p4RB
— Scott Shafer (@scottshafer) January 5, 2018
Steyer recently personally funded the anti-Trump impeachment campaign with $20 million and appeared in an ad that called for the impeachment of Trump.
The ad actually irked the president pretty badly, and he responded with a tweet calling Steyer “wacky.”
‘Wacky & totally unhinged Tom Steyer, who has been fighting me and my Make America Great Again agenda from beginning, never wins elections!’
So, there’s no telling how Trump will respond to Steyer’s new trolling.
Steyer has been a major Democratic contributor and is an environmentalist. The digital campaign he started garnered almost 4 million signatures. According to POLITICO:
‘It’s placed at his fingertips a potentially powerful tool: an email list of millions of motivated activists whom he can reach instantly for organizing and fundraising …’
Steyer commented on the campaign:
‘We have tapped into something much larger than we thought.’
POLITICO noted there are rumors buzzing that Steyer may be contemplating running for governor or for a seat in the U.S. Senate. When asked about those allegations, he remarked:
‘I haven’t ruled it out, and I’m actually trying to determine what will have the most positive differential impact. I’m absolutely ambitious … to try and be part of the group of people who gets America back on a just and prosperous course.
‘I have to make this decision fairly soon … What can I do to stand up against what I consider to be a deep threat to the safety and health of the American people.’
His campaign has definitely made him more known to the people. Where he was obscure before, he’s now recognized by strangers on the street. The communications director for NeedtoImpeach.com, Erik Olvera, commented:
‘He’s literally walking down the street, and people are stopping him, thanking him, congratulating him …’
With that said, rumors are also circulating he may be considering a run for the presidency in 2020. With a grassroots effort already building in 2017 and 2018, Steyer has plenty of time to build up support and the fervor needed to reignite the Democratic party. Plus, it helps that antics like buying 535 copies of an unflattering tell-all book about the Trump administration to give to Congress members will help up his profile and make him more of a household name.
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