EDITORIAL – Trump Tweet of the Day scores electoral-college victory

An ArmchairMayor editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

THE QUESTION was whether the should keep publishing the Trump Tweet of the Day. The decision is to keep doing it, at least for the time being.

trump-twitterThe poll was a virtual draw for and against, although technically the latter was ahead by the slimmest of margins. It was, at the least, an electoral college victory for those in favour of keeping the tweet of the day. And if it was a referendum on electoral reform, it would have required a greater edge to succeed than opponents mustered in the Trump poll.

Besides, if you add in the comments from Facebook, it puts the “Keep doing it” side over the top.

At least, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. At the very least, there’s sufficient interest to keep it going. Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond.

About Mel Rothenburger (5782 Articles) is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

4 Comments on EDITORIAL – Trump Tweet of the Day scores electoral-college victory

  1. Richard Carlson // February 22, 2017 at 12:49 PM // Reply

    The only thing worse than reading a Trump tweet is not reading a Trump tweet.

  2. Kathy McArthur // February 22, 2017 at 9:51 AM // Reply

    Trump Tweets! Now that is true ‘bafflegab’ for you!

  3. Missed the poll, but keep it going for sure…..

  4. Dear Editor,is a person who twits a twitter, or is it a twit tweeting? Stay calm , be brave , watch for signs !

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