After a chaotic day marred by a tumbling stock market and the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, CNN aired a chyron that perfectly sums up where we are as a country.
Rogue NASA tweeted: "This breaking news headline just screams WINNING!"
The headline: "DEFENSE SECRETARY QUITS IN PROTEST OVER TRUMP MIDDLE EAST POLICY AS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN LOOMS AND FINANCIAL MARKETS TANK"
This breaking news headline just screams WINNING! https://t.co/FW3aXnpis6— Rogue NASA (@Rogue NASA) 1545347601.0
"Are we great yet?"
Are we GREAT yet? https://t.co/0uGgrgiW69— Rogue NASA (@Rogue NASA) 1545347792.0
It. Is. Only. Thursday.
@RogueNASA 2018's evergreen tweet.— MajorDomoBillyBojangles (@MajorDomoBillyBojangles) 1545347678.0
Mattis quit Thursday afternoon, barely 24 hours after Trump announced the withdrawal of American troops from Syria, tipping the balance of power in the civil war-ridden nation in favor of Russia and Iran. Trump is also expected to call for a drawdown of troops in Afghanistan.
Oh. https://t.co/XDoI1Y7aG4— Rogue NASA (@Rogue NASA) 1545348297.0
@RogueNASA abandon ship!— FreeATX (@FreeATX) 1545348069.0
The Dow Jones plunged more than 600 points, dragging the market down more than 13 percent from its high in September.
@RogueNASA @TheChrisGlass Is trump taking ownership of the tanking markets or ...?— DCharlie (@DCharlie) 1545348055.0
Trump reneged on his pledge to fund the government through February 8 because the spending bill - a rare bipartisan effort - did not include money for a border wall. The federal government will likely shut down Friday night.
All this winning is exhausting.
Nothing to see here.
@RogueNASA So much winning!!— Linda Iroff (@Linda Iroff) 1545347674.0
@RogueNASA So. Much. Winning.— A.S. (@A.S.) 1545348059.0
@RogueNASA https://t.co/yl8ZR1DSrp— M (@M) 1545347787.0
@RogueNASA all the best people.— Paul Beaudry (@Paul Beaudry) 1545347797.0
Trump is scheduled to leave tomorrow for a 16-day vacation at Mar-a-Lago.
Yep - our government employees who have to work during the shutdown will not be getting paid. They may get back pa… https://t.co/cqiDo4cHoW— Rogue NASA (@Rogue NASA) 1545349331.0
Brace yourselves; winter is coming.