Trump is his own worst enemy, when he tweets. Too often, he’s had a week full of significant accomplishments negated by an ill timed, petulant tweet. When he took the trip to the Mideast and Europe, he didn’t tweet, so the MSM had no choice but to report on what he did, rather than dwelling on a misguided tweet. That was the best time he’s had during his Presidency.
He needs to learn a few simple things to keep himself out of Twitter Hell.
1) Never tweet, when you’re angry. Calm down and think about what you want to say. Have someone you trust review the tweet and identify how it could be misconstrued. Then send it or discard it, as appropriate.
2) Not every cheap shot requires a response. In many cases, if you ignore them, they’ll go away. If he gets into a twitter battle with someone, he elevates his opponent and diminishes himself. Lose-Lose
3)Use twitter to disseminate information (policy, upcoming agenda, accomplishments)
4) Never trash people on twitter, since it will bite you on the ass in D.C. If Trump had just called Comey into his office, thanked him for his service and told him he was fired, rather than firing him while he was in San Diego, Comey would be out of the picture and Trump could be pushing his agenda forward.
Then he compounded the problem by brutalizing him on twitter. That simple act of impetuousness got him Mueller and about 15 high priced lawyers with close ties to HRC and Obama, who are going to give him a full scale rectal exam. That single self inflicted wound caused him more damage, than all his other tweets may have helped him.
Using twitter is not a problem, if he uses it judiciously. Trump needs to learn, that he’s not a teenaged boy, who can disseminate every thought as a tweet. He’s the President and he should use the medium more sparingly, which will also make it more effective.
June 22, 2017,10:45 am
All of you must be liberal Dems with these comments! The idiotic campaign of hate aimed at our president is so juvenile. Should scare everyone that our elected reps are so infantile, stupid and whining. We need truth in media because we certainly do not get it on networks! There are very few true journalists left, just these clowns who try to outdo each other with lies, slander and untruths!
June 21, 2017,8:09 pm
Trump should stop this his tweeting NOW!!!!!
June 21, 2017,7:19 pm
The Twit-in-Chief needs to stop tweeting before he triggers an international incident.
If he keeps undercutting his cabinet members by tweets that contradict established policies he will start losing them too.
June 21, 2017,7:16 pm
Yes for the good of us all ,he needs to stop. His tweets are being taken out of context by the democrats. Their rewording his meanings. He’s not an experienced politician but he’s learning quickly more and more.
June 21, 2017,9:00 am
Dr Gerald Hoffmyer
Yes. Plain and simple. He is unintelligible, petty, unaware of law and overly defensive. Dangerous combination.