Not a Joke: Wait, What?

#trumpswindle | #WhatTheyVotedFor

President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., 28 June 2017. (Evan Vucci/AP Photo/File)

This is not a joke—

President Trump wants to impose a total ban on the imports of German luxury cars, according to a new report from CNBC and German magazine WirtschaftsWoche.

Several U.S. and European diplomats told the news outlets that Trump told French President Emmanuel Macron about his plans last month during a state visit.

Trump reportedly told Macron that he would maintain the ban until no Mercedes-Benz cars are seen on Fifth Avenue in New York.

(Gstalter)

—except maybe it is, but how does that question even come about?

Oh.

Right.

This is #WhatTheyVotedFor.

Even still, that is no less unacceptable than it is unsatisfactory. If this is what they voted for, then they are well beyond havin’ some ’splainin’ to do.

Hell, havin’ some ’splainin’ to do was back sometime around a health care vote. Trump supporters have been ranging profane territory since August last, at least.

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Image note: Detail of image by Evan Vucci/AP Photo.

Gstalter, Morgan. “Trump to impose total ban on luxury German cars: report”. The Hill. 31 May 2018.

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