Somebody Built a Robot that Automatically Burns Donald Trump’s Tweets in Real-Time

“Giving Trump’s tweets the attention they deserve.”


As President Donald Trump continues to ignore bipartisan pleas to quit his Twitter habit, a newly-built robot is being tasked to confront each of the president’s social media missives in a way many Americans would likely find cathartic: by printing all of Trump’s tweets in real-time, only to immediately set them on fire.

The accompanying Twitter account, “Burned Your Tweet,” records each ignited tweet and sends them to the @RealDonaldTrump account.

With Trump’s Twitter rants unlikely to end anytime soon—yet another broken promise—be sure to enjoy these rare moments of relief.

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