Here’s how President Trump tried to reassure Americans about the state of the economy during a Fox News town hall event:
Well, look, we were set to hit 30,000 on the Dow. This is a number that nobody even came close to. And already we have the number. And even though it’s down 10 or 11 percent, it’s still the highest it’s ever been, by far. It certainly might have an impact. At the same time, I have to say, people are now staying in the United States, spending their money in the U.S. — and I like that. People are now staying in the United States, spending their money in the U.S., and I like that. I’ve been after that for a long time.
Jonathan Chait: “This string of sentences is like an onion of stupidity, and peeling back each layer revealed even more stupidity lying beneath.”Save to Favorites