Today's Trumpery

[Welcome to the monkey house. A daily pastiche of Trumpisms and responses thereto. *RON*]

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Democrats need to stop believing this myth about Trump's base, CNN [Good advice for Democrats, but this tends to bolster Piketty's case. See the study itself here: Status threat, not economic hardship, explains the 2016 presidential vote.]

Trump Deletes Nine Tweets While Attempting to Spell "Subpoena", New Yorker [Borowitz, on point as usual: Speaking to reporters later in the morning, Trump called the word "subpoena" "disgraceful" and said that it had treated him "very unfairly," but stopped short of threatening to fire it from the dictionary.]

Santorum: Trump ‘says things that don't comport with the facts’, The Hill [What a shock! Yet this had to be pulled out of him like a rotten tooth.]

Trump claims immunity, asks court to toss foreign payments suit, Reuters [Re: Constitutional emoluments clause]