Donald Trump Lays Claim on Phrase "Never Give Up"
Here's some sports trivia you probably didn't know: When legendary North Carolina State University basketball coach Jim Valvano courageously told the world "Don't give up. . . . Don't ever give up," he was actually just paraphrasing billionaire wordsmith Donald Trump.
That, of course, is according to history's best revisionist, Donald Trump -- and his factually incompetent ego.
Trump's Twitter follies have been well chronicled by this publication. We often give daily updates on how "the Donald" makes an ass of himself on the social media website on any given (every) day. And on Saturday he credited himself with the phrase "never give up" -- as though those words were never uttered before Trump's breakthrough manual for greed and manipulation, The Art of the Deal.
"'Never ever quit. Never give up.' -- Donald Trump, The Art of the Deal." Trump -- and his ego -- quoted himself as saying in his bestselling 1987 business manual for Gordon Gekko-esque tycoons of industry.
Trump, as we've mentioned in prior posts, uses Twitter for many of the same reasons 14-year-old girls use Twitter: to brag about himself, to start pissing matches, and to insult fat chicks. The rest of Trump's roughly three-to-five "tweets" per hour from the weekend include all of that, as well as claiming he's the best twitter-er in Twitter Town.
"Thanks- many are saying I'm the best 140 character writer in the world. It's easy when it's fun," Trump tweeted yesterday.
As one of Trump's Twitter followers noted, "when he says 'many', he means the voices in his overinflated, inexplicably coiffed head."
Last week, we started a petition to get Trump kicked off the Internet as a public service to "the Donald" to prevent him from continuously making an ass of himself on Twitter. Please, do your part and sign our petition.
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