As bombs rained down in Syria Thursday evening, Twitter users took to the microblogging platform to drudge up old tweets on the subject from then-private citizen Donald Trump.
Look at this tweet from August 2013, claiming that the president must get congressional approval before waging any attack on Syria:
The President must get Congressional approval before attacking Syria-big mistake if he does not!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 30, 2013
A few days later came this tweet that laments what could happen if the attack goes wrong, and notes that it could cause “worldwide hell”:
If the U.S. attacks Syria and hits the wrong targets, killing civilians, there will be worldwide hell to pay. Stay away and fix broken U.S.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 3, 2013
Four days later, on September 7, Trump would point-blank tell then-President Barack Obama to “not attack Syria,” while claiming Continue reading "Old Trump Tweets About Attacking Syria Were a Prescient Message to His Future Self"