Twitter Politics

Twitter is ideal for executive pronouncements. 140 characters to make a fool of yourself, bitch about your opponents or massage the egos of your yes men.

One of DJ’s most successful yes men is Reince Priebus who latched onto power with consummate skill. He is now White House Chief of Staff. He had one go at curtailing DJ’s more ludicrous outbursts about characterising Mexicans as rapists. He won’t be doing that again any time soon, he knows what side his white bread is buttered.

The constitutional battle between the POTUS, the Federal Judiciary and Congress is crucial not just for Americans, but internationally. Can one rich bully rule without the checks and balances devised by the US Constitution? That’s my tweet for today.