Donald Trump Is Such An Awful Idiot


There was an awful train derailment tonight outside of Philadelphia. Reports are still murky so I’m not going to pass on speculation. This post isn’t really about that though. It’s about Donald Trump, one of our country’s more well known pieces of shit.

He used the crash to launch into a predictably tasteless political rant which you can seek out if you want but it’s nothing special. At the end of it though he tweeted what may be the most perfectly hilarious awful tweet ever. So perfect is this awful tweet that I am almost suspicious that it is satire. (He later deleted it but not before I and 10,000 other people took screenshots.)

Would that there were a Hell so that Donald Trump could burn.

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