The other day I was perusing a news article about social media when I came across a reference to Donald Trump's now defunct blog, which he called "From the Desk of Donald Trump."
He put up his first post on May 2, 2021.
Whoa, thought I upon reading this news, or news to me, at least, as it likely would have been to most folks: It seems that "From the Desk of Donald Trump" both entered and dropped out of the blogosphere with a yawn.
Anyway, Whoa, I thought, Donald Trump cannot blog!
Now, granted, the guy can do a lot of things that I can't. I can't build hotels, casinos, exclusive golf clubs or factories in China, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Honduras where workers make "Make America Great Again" hats.
But dude can't write a blog.
Dude can't write anything. Unless you call tweets writing.
Apparently Trump didn't even write the few blogs he posted. According to an article in The Washington Post, "Trump dictated his messages to his aides, who would print them out so he could revise them with a Sharpie before manually posting them to the blog." (1.)
Sorry, but doing that no more makes you a blogger than hiring a ghost writer to produce a book then attaching your name to it makes you a writer.
And that I wouldn't trade for all Donald Trump's millions.