Trump’s Tweet Is A Distraction From Russia (Again)

Twenty minutes before Trump went on twitter to brag about the size of his “nuclear button”, the NYTimes Opinion page published this piece from the founders of Fusion GPS.

Often times, the most simple explanation is the only one you need with Trump, so we found a Twitter thread that will break down exactly what this nuclear button tweet means (and why Trump would want to distract you from it).

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, Trump often uses Twitter as a means of framing, diversion, deflection and floating trial balloons. This graphic does a great job of explaining it in more detail.

Remember, in the Trump Era it’s important to keep your eye on the ball:

Nathan is the founder of Millennial Politics and a concerned citizen who hopes to inspire others to get involved in our democracy. He is on the Executive Committee of the Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats, and you can find him on Twitter @NathanHRubin.

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