The Slatest

Trump Tells Veterans at Rally They’re Brave, but He’s “Brave” Too, “Financially Brave”

With five days to go until Election Day, we almost had a late-breaking campaign first: Donald Trump being self-deprecating. Speaking at a rally in North Carolina Thursday night, Trump acknowledged Medal of Honor recipients in attendance. “Oh, they’re so much more brave than me. I wouldn’t have done what they did,” Trump said. So far so good. “I’m brave in other ways,” Trump continued. “I’m brave.” Just different brave. Same same.

Easy Donald, this is about the troops. “I’m financially brave,” Trump said (#justsayin). “Big deal, right? These are real brave.”

Yes, *these* are.

Guess who gets dessert tonight? Very brave, big boy, Donald Trump.

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