‘Bumbling idiot’ Trump Jr roasted after ‘democracy dies in dankness’ typo spoils attack on Washington Post
Donald Trump, Jr. speaking with supporters of his father, Donald Trump, at a campaign rally at the Sun Devil Fitness Center at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday called out the Washington Post over the release of Devin Nunes' anti-FBI memo, arguing the press doesn’t want the controversial 4-page letter released because “it will be tough for them to sell their ‘democracy dies in dankness’ byline.”


“Apparently the press only likes their information ‘leaked’ from unverified sources rather than released openly from congress…” Trump Jr. wrote on Twitter. “I think it will be tough for them to sell their ‘democracy dies in dankness’ byline with this kind of logic.”

Trump Jr.’s tweet attempted to single out the Post, which last year changed its tagline—not its byline—to “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” The eldest Trump son’s apparent lack of knowledge about what constitutes a byline, coupled with the “best typo of our time” tickled the internet on Tuesday.

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