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Saturday, August 26, 2017
#Trump’s #Book #Publishing #Tweets
disclosure: I thought President George
Bush, Jr. was our least smartest president of the past 50 years. Just ignorant on so many levels. He was the kind of guy some would have a beer
with but not join a book club. I’m
afraid President Donald Trump is another level below Bush. There’s nothing about Trump that says
intellectual or even a book reader. I
doubt he ever wrote – or read – any of the best-selling books that bare his
name. So it is with this admitted belief
about the leader of the free world that I give you the tweets Trump may one day
send as it relates to book publishing:
Gone with the Wind – good #book but
couldn’t it let the South win? Rewrite
will Bill O’Reilly write a book that will top them all – Killing #Trump?
bringing back great jobs, lots of jobs.
Let’s hire more #scribners!
beg me to write an #Apprentice
tell-all. They ask me, like, daily. Should I do it? Maybe.
We’ll see. Stay tuned. I could do it. I don’t know.
Kelly’s book was nonsense. Why is this
angry woman not content to stay home?
judge a book by its cover, but always flip to the back cover and see if the
man, book publishers are part of the #fake news media. Maybe they wouldn’t be so fake if they give
me a big advance.
presidential #memoir will be the biggest, best, and most amazing book and is
sure to beat Obama’s or Clinton’s snoozefests. Right? Am I wrong? I don't think so.
to sell the Russian translation rights for Art
of the Deal but Ivanka said it wasn’t a good deal. You hear that #Putin, up the offer now.
peace-warming gesture to the protesters and anti-protesters and the anti-anti-protesters in Charlottesville,
I’m making available free copies of Mein
Kumpf and Schindler's List. See, I can be sensitive to #both sides.
so let me stop. It’s sadder than funny to think that the most powerful person on
the planet does nothing to truly promote literacy, education or the book
world. He talks of cutting funding
organizations like the NEA, and lacks any kind of leadership role when it comes
to fostering a society that values books and intellectual curiosity. But his presidency could spur a parody and
humor book renaissance – assuming war with North Korea or an impeachment trial
don’t get in the way. But the tweet we really want to see? #I am stepping down from the office of president of the United States to do something many people have asked me to do: host the ninth hour of the Today Show.