Ladies and gentlemen, our commander-in-chief:
For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon – We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 7, 2019
Usually I can figure out Trump’s weird tweets by myself. Often they refer to something he was griping about a year or three ago. Or they’re written in Trump code that only longtime Trump-watchers can understand. But sometimes I need some help:
When Trump starts tweeting about a weird thing for no apparent reason…
Left, Fox Business, 12:26 p.m.
Neil Cavuto: NASA is “refocusing on the moon, the next sort of quest, if you will, but didn’t we do this moon thing quite a few decades ago?”
Right, Trump, 1:38 p.m. pic.twitter.com/oRTPu4TWEm
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) June 7, 2019
Aha. It was a Fox thing. I should have sussed that out on my own. Thanks, Matt!