For a brief moment on Tuesday afternoon, it appeared that Donald Trump had made good on the long-swirling rumors that he was planning to start a new social media platform.
A 30-second video uploaded to Trump’s website, donaldjtrump.com, seemed to tease just such a forthcoming platform:
“In a time of silence and lies / A beacon of freedom arises / A place to speak freely and safely / Straight from the desk of Donald J. Trump.”
The buzz soon turned to mockery, however, as Fox News reported the details of the “new” venture, which it turns out is actually just a website, which again, he already has. The site will allow Trump to post content