Just cancelled my subscription to @USATODAY. Boring newspaper with no mojo--must be losing a fortune. Founder @AlNeuharth has always been a lightweight---just like his paper.
Donald Trump is done with USA Today
This afternoon, Trump tweeted: "Just cancelled my subscription to @USATODAY. Boring newspaper with no mojo--must be losing a fortune. Founder @AlNeuharth has always been a lightweight---just like his paper."
Storified by Julie Moos · Tue, Jun 05 2012 17:16:47
USA Today responded:
@realDonaldTrump That's disappointing -- sorry to hear that.USA TODAY
Regarding @realDonaldTrump's tweet about @USATODAY, here's some background:http://usat.ly/L6NXJyUSA TODAY
Others responded too:
@realDonaldTrump @usatoday it's boring but it's responsible. Knows where @BarackObama was born, anyway.AwesoMEMEtazine
But will his hotels cancel too? #HitWereItHurts RT @DylanByers: SIREN: The @realDonaldTrump has cancelled his @USAToday subscriptionJohn Hudson
Why? Too hard to read so you're switching to Highlights? MT @realDonaldTrump: Just cancelled my subscription to @USATODAY.Doug Mataconis
I'm going to buy 10 issues of @usatoday just because @realdonaldtrump cancelled his subscriptionAngel Alvarez
BREAKING: It is possible to subscribe to USA Today. RT @realDonaldTrump: Just cancelled my subscription to @USATODAY.Holly
They're fired... RT @realDonaldTrump: Just cancelled my subscription to @USATODAY. Boring newspaper with no mojo--must be losing a fortune.S.N.L.
@realDonaldTrump @USATODAY Sorry but most of the print media is boring now, either the Feds party line or kid fluff.DJ Fisher
Tough to handicap @realDonaldTrump vs. @USATODAY in a Twitter war. Probably have to make a Trump a 2-point favorite but line could change.Richard Deitsch
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