Trump Called Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple’ To ‘Save Time And Words’

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President Donald Trump seemed ruffled by the glee with which observers pounced on his “Tim Apple” gaffe, and insisted Monday morning that he was merely trying to “save time & words.”

Cook himself was in on the joke, and changed his last name on Twitter to an apple symbol last week.

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  1. as an easy way to save time & words.

    That’s relatively amusing.

  2. And we all know how much Trump loves to save words.

  3. OMFG this is his second attempt to explain this away after telling donors Friday night he said “Tim Cook, Apple,” but said the “Cook” part quietly and the fake news etc. etc. So after workshopping that and it died, he has this new routine. Doesn’t everyone do that? Sometimes to get through material quickly when I’m speaking I’ll leave out every third word for a half-hour or more. Winning habits of stable genius executives!

  4. The best part is you just know several top aides “brainstormed”, and came up with this.

  5. Very big, very smart, large (and powerful) brain felt the need to remind everybody this happened, because it means we’re talking about Trump and anything that makes people talk about Trump is good for Trump.

    And of course acting like a normal human and saying “yeah, slip of the tongue, my bad, sorry Tim!” is right out. Trump is no mere normal human.

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