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Twitter Trump Outdoes Himself

President Trump had a banner morning on Twitter. He tweeted a few things you might expect from any president — boasting about the good economic numbers, reacting to North Korea’s missile test — but then tweeted some things you would expect from only President Trump.

There was this reacting to the cashiering of Matt Lauer and retailing a noxious conspiracy theory about Joe Scarborough:

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