Uh, so, okay: This is real.
President Donald Trump is going to take part in a live Twitter forum when he visits Saudi Arabia on Friday, according to National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster.
Here’s video from a Tuesday briefing that proves this is more than an idea:
So the plan appears to be that young people in Saudi Arabia will have some kind of dialogue with the president, and the youngsters can live-tweet whatever the president says.
And now, an incomplete, ongoing list of questions, in no particular order:
- Someone approved this?
- Someone with enough influence in the White House woke up one morning and thought: “What if we get a bunch of teenager-ish people to live-tweet the president’s remarks—off the cuff, no less— and then, let’s do that in a predominantly Muslim country during the president’s first trip outside the U.S.?” Read more…