Trump Continues to Harbor the Illusion That Black People Love Him

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Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Babies, it’s cry time.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • President Donald Trump confirmed he has worms for brains by saying, of Reverend Al Sharpton, “Now, he’s a racist,” and insisting that what he’s done for “African Americans in two and a half years, no president has been able to do anything like it.” Sure!!!
  • Trump’s love for black people can be seen in the fact that he seems to think Representative Elijah Cummings is also mayor of Baltimore:
  • For my last Trump-specific update, please enjoy this video of a bug literally crawling out of his scalp onto his forehead:
  • Elsewhere in the administration, Attorney General William Barr issued a ruling that makes it harder for people fearing persecution in their country and whose families have been targets of violence to claim asylum in the U.S. [Washington Post]
  • The U.S. has reportedly separated almost 1,000 children from their parents in the last year. [Washington Post]
  • Like handing your hateful ex lighter fluid and putting them charge of all your worldly possessions. [AP]
  • Hot potato, hot potato. [Politico]
  • Is anyone else getting Argo flashbacks? [Politico]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:


This has been Barf Bag.

Senior Writer, Jezebel

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