Great Job, Internet!: Book-lover and intellectual Donald Trump fucks up St. Patrick’s Day tweet

Let us put aside the conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump doesn’t know how to read and settle for the much more verifiable claim that he does not like to read—that he has a vanishingly small attention span that is catered to by the screaming falcon effects and instant punditry of cable news, and that his media diet outside of that gruel consists of shit that aggravates his id on the internet. With that in mind, let us next turn to this pull quote from the president’s interview with bow-tied good boy Tucker Carlson, in which the president seemingly attempts to convince Carlson, then himself, that he enjoys reading, before losing steam on the whole effort and going back to his normal brand of enthusiastic gibberish.

Trump: “I love to read” pic.twitter.com/1fKPcxhKQ4

— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) March 17, 2017

You can almost imagine Mike Pence …

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