Donald Trump has always, throughout his life, felt entitled to have anything he wants.
Anything — as in power of any kind.
And, as the whole world already knows by now, anybody who gets in Trump’s way is immediately subjected to a vitriolic rant.
Today in Florida he’ll hold a big, xenophobic rally to tell his base that he’s entitled to stay in his Oval Office until January 20, 2025, when, at the age of 79, he plans to attend the inauguration of Trump Junior as his successor.
Florida is always key in presidential elections (remember Bush v. Gore in 2000?).
Which means it’s important for Trump to have the endorsement of all the leading newspapers in the Sunshine State.
But hold on — he didn’t get the blessing of the pro-Republican Orlando Sentinel, which, more than explicitly, endorsed anybody but Trump (https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/18/orlando-sentinel-2020-endorsement-donald-trump-1367031).
It fell to RNC Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel (Mitt’s niece) to tell Trump that the Sentinel said “After 2 1/2 years we’ve seen enough. Enough of the chaos, the division, the schoolyard insults, the self-aggrandizement, the corruption, and especially the lies.”
As associate solitary reporter Johanna Jones watched, Trump told Romney McDaniel to get on the phone immediately with Vladimir Putin’s Defense Minister, Sergei Kuzhugetovich Shoygu, to tell him to send his most macho Russian thugs to Orlando and plant explosives to blow up the Sentinel’s building and send its publisher, Nancy Meyer, to a gulag in Eastern Siberia.
Denver Republican Party Chairman and associate solitary reporter Eddie Cook told Romney McDaniel that he is all in favor of the plan to take down the Orlando Sentinel.