Asked by Bloomberg reporters yesterday whether the late Sen. John McCain would have made a better president than Barack Obama had he won in 2008, President Trump had zero to say.
His silence prompted a stare from spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who must have been urging him telepathically that McCain, like Trump, was a Republican. Here’s an excerpt of what Bloomberg reported:
Asked if McCain would have been a better president, Trump declined to say, even as his press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, stared at him.
“I don’t want to comment on it,” he said. “I have a very strong opinion, all right.”
Sanders, he joked, was “having a nervous breakdown” over his response. “Maybe I’ll give you that answer some day later.”
In his funeral plans, McCain invited Obama to speak. Trump, who insulted McCain’s naval career and has made other disparaging remarks about the senator, was not welcome.
Several sources reported that Sanders vigorously protested Trump’s decision to follow an outdated rule and raise the flag the day after McCain died. But there’s no reasoning with a personality-disordered blowhard.