Anti-Trump GOP hysteria over imaginary Trump ‘enemies list’

The panty-wadding on the part of anti-Trump Republicans is reaching comic proportions. The latest example involves a fantasy based on a third-hand report. It all began when sportscaster Robert Costa gave a friend-of-a-friend third hand account in a tweet of something Donald Trump supposedly had said, off the record:

 

The panty-wadding on the part of anti-Trump Republicans is reaching comic proportions. The latest example involves a fantasy based on a third-hand report. It all began when sportscaster Robert Costa gave a friend-of-a-friend third hand account in a tweet of something Donald Trump supposedly had said, off the record:

 

 

I suppose there are politicians who forget their friends and enemies, but I can’t think of any, offhand.  Nevertheless, this was immediately taken as a sign that Trump was keeping an enemies list, like Richard Nixon. (For the moment, comparisons to Hitler have not been brought in with regard to this third hand account. But as far as liberals are concerned, Nixon is a pretty close substitute.) So the hysteria on Twitter began:

 

 

 

 

 

 

All three of these men are very smart, and I have admired their work in other circumstances. It pains me to see them react in a manner that is so hysterical.

Hat tip: Soopermexican, who adds:

He’s not making American “great again” – he’s making it into every pathetic despotic tyranny we see all over history.