Why should any member of Congress attend Trump's state of the union tomorrow night? He only continues to spread lies, attack the rule of law, and divide the country. #BoycottSOTU pic.twitter.com/GofojLvuPx
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) January 30, 2018
Donald Trump is beneath the dignity of the State of the Union podium. He’s only gonna lie his ass off anyway, so what’s the point?
Again, I call bullshit. Wishing it was true is not the same thing as actual truth. 🔵
UPDATE for 2019: Nope, not watching. As long as illegally installed Orange Person is squatting the white house*—spewing hate written by Stephen Miller—I’ll not be party to SOTU. Giving this sacrosanct event energy is also giving it legitimacy which is absolutely doesn’t have. Although if a news org threw up a split-screen debunking his lies I *might* consider it.
unless there's a real-time split screen debunking his lies—NO they're not
— Will Wishes He Thought Of 'Pandumbic' Cuz It's 💯 (@bywillpollock) February 5, 2019
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