To effectively torment and tease her, he now seems to feel compelled to throw in an allusion to shameful episodes from US history.
This weekend, it was a not-subtle allusion to the Trail of Tears — the forced migration of American Indians from Mississippi to present-day Oklahoma — to poke fun at Warren on the occasion of her official 2020 campaign kickoff.
Insensitive by design, Trump set the scene by calling Warren “Pocahontas” and then drove the point home with an all-caps, “See you on the campaign TRAIL, Liz” sneer.
Coincidence? Did he just accidentally capitalize those words? Hopefully not, since Trump should know this history. While the Obama administration sought to take Andrew Jackson off the $20 bill, Trump put a portrait of Jackson, whose Indian Removal Act led to the Trail of Tears in the 1830s, in the Oval Office.
And in case anyone didn’t get the joke, his son Don Jr. shared it and added “Savage!!!…