Donald Trump Loses It
Perhaps the best coda on the election results last night was the fact that the most unwelcome participant in the entire election cycle took to Twitter to completely lose his mind:
Donald Trump, the impossibly coiffed real estate mogul and de facto leader of the “birther” movement, had something of a Twitter meltdown in the wake of President Barack Obama’s projected victory in Tuesday’s election.
“Well, back to the drawing board!” Trump tweeted shortly after several networks, including Fox News, called Ohio in the president’s favor, sealing the win. “We can’t let this happen. We should march on Washington and stop this travesty. Our nation is totally divided!”
Trump—who last month offered $5 million to a charity of Obama’s choice in exchange for the release of the commander in chief’s college records and passport application—continued his post-election rant in 140-character chunks:
This led Brian Williams to take on Trump on the air:
Nice takedown, sir. Now, let’s move on to the important issues of Obama’s Second Term. The fiscal cliff and making Donald Trump disappear from my television.