June 23, 2016 1:19 pm -


He has a golf course there, and maybe he can brush up on Brexit while he’s busy attending to his financial interest.

“I’m not sure what the purpose of the trip is,” Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakota told the Associated Press. Thune did say that he hoped Trump would “would get back here quickly.”

Speaking in the third person, Trump’s son, Eric, explained that “the eyes of the world” will be watching as his father, the presumptive Republican nominee, visits the Trump Turnberry golf course—the $300 million renovation of which Eric oversaw.

“The Turnberry course is one of the crown jewels of the golf world and is now one of the crown jewels of our family’s properties,” Eric Trump told the AP. “He’s over there to inspect the course and to support his son who put a tremendous amount of time and energy into the project.”

That’s nice of him, although Trump could probably have picked a better week: He just fired his campaign manager; his campaign itself doesn’t have any money; and Britain is voting on whether to leave the European Union—a move that Trump, incidentally, supports.



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.