Donald Trump isn’t the first U.S. president to communicate via social media. But he’s the first to use social platforms to harass TV hosts, celebrate violence against the media, and share basically any unfiltered thought at 5 a.m.
That, according to Trump, is what makes him not just presidential, but “MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL.”
My use of social media is not Presidential – it’s MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL. Make America Great Again!
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 1, 2017
Following a series of tweets on Saturday, Trump posted a bizarrely doctored video of him body-slamming the CNN logo.
The original clip is from 2007, when Trump theatrically body-slammed WWE Chairman Vince McMahon to roaring applause on WrestleMania 23. The anti-CNN video showed up on “the_donald” Reddit thread four days ago, CNN’s Brian Stelter noted. Read more…