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Trump Had a Bad Week – and It’s His Own Fault

Unemployment is down, the economy is up, and what’s President Donald Trump doing? Not focusing on the positive or advocating for the GOP’s tax reform bill … he’s tweeting, and it’s getting him into trouble over and over.

On today’s show, Glenn didn’t understand why Trump isn’t shouting these great numbers from the rooftop; instead, the president is lying about TIME magazine; sharing anti-Muslim videos from a racist group and clashing with British Prime Minister Theresa May; and implying that TV host Joe Scarborough should be investigated for murder.

“Here’s the strategy I think that the president hasn’t tried yet: Stay off of Twitter,” Glenn said.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: For the love of heaven, why won't President Trump get out of his own way? This week, there was positive economic news that most past presidents would have shouted from the rooftops. The fact that the US economy has competed its potential output for the first time in a decade. The third quarter of 2017 is the strongest in three years.

Yesterday, the Dow closed above 24,000. An all-time record. How about this one? The unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in 17 years!

I mean, those are good -- you should be shouting those. The Republican tax reform bill is also inching its way through Congress this week. It's looking likely that it will pass, which will be a much needed win for the president. His only significant legislative accomplishment of the entire year.

This should have been a slower week of positive vibes and -- and fluff pieces on the White House. And the Christmas decorations. I mean.

Instead, Donald Trump hijacked any good press he might have enjoyed mainly through Twitter. He said that TIME magazine called to say he was probably going to be named the TIME man of the year, second year in a row, which TIME said, no, we didn't.

He said, we should have fake news competition for the TV networks with a trophy prize. He shared anti-Muslim videos from a racist British group, infuriating the prime minister of England. And for good measure, he implied that Joe Scarborough should be investigated for murder. All that on top of his Pocahontas comment, which was a fiasco.

Donald Trump seems to want to want positive media coverage about him, yet he feeds the media constant negative fodder for all of his negative tweets.

Here's the strategy I think the president hasn't tried yet: Stay off of Twitter. Stay off it. Don't punch any keys. You're sitting there in the john in the morning, don't do it. Try it for a week, maybe two.

If he wouldn't give the media stupid things to be distracted with, surely they would be forced to find something else to talk about. In theory, at this point, he has set such a precedent with his tweets, that the stories would probably be all about why isn't the president tweeting?

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