Great Job, Internet!: A brief history of all the things so-called president Donald Trump has declared “so-called”
Last night, federal judge James Robart issued a ruling that blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel or immigration into the United States for people from seven Muslim-majority countries. Various government entities—including the Department of Homeland Security—quickly complied with the ruling, allowing travelers and refugees with valid visas to enter the country, and beginning the work of reinstating visas for those who had theirs revoked during the travel ban’s implementation.
Unsurprisingly, the White House blasted Robart—a George W. Bush appointee who presides in Seattle—for his decision, while Trump himself took to his favorite bully pulpit—i.e., Twitter—to question Robart’s judicial validity.
The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 4, 2017
Trump’s suggestion that Robart wasn’t a “real” judge, just because …