Newswire: Oh god, Trump has time to be mad that Amanda Knox didn’t vote for him
Back when he was just bored reality show star Donald Trump—and not President Donald Trump, The Korea-Poker—the former Apprentice host devoted some of his constantly wavering attention to the case of Amanda Knox. Knox was the U.S. citizen who spent almost four years in an Italian prison on a murder conviction, before the charges against her were ultimately overturned and she was released. While all this was going down in 2010 and 2011, Trump took time out from his busy Twitter schedule—otherwise filled with calling Barack Obama a Muslim, and saying things he’d later directly contradict—to throw some energy Knox’s way, and brought her up in a number of interviews.
Everyone should boycott Italy if Amanda Knox is not freed—she is totally innocent.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 30, 2011
But what did the newly released Knox do with her hard-won freedom? She …