'Democrats could use the Greenland senators': Internet mocks Trump for his latest harebrained scheme
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On Thursday, news broke that President Donald Trump asked his White House counsel to study the feasibility of purchasing Greenland from the Kingdom of Denmark.

It is a typically Trumpian grandiose idea that he reportedly got from hearing his aides discussing Greenland's strategic military importance — and it's not even necessary because we already have a defense treaty with Denmark that lets us run missile defense bases on the island.

Trump's idea was quickly mocked by social media: