“For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I have many to take their place. Grandstanders should not have gone on. JOBS!” So tweeted President Trump on Tuesday in response to the executives who have resigned from his advisory councils in protest of the way he’s mishandled events in Charlottesville. The response: More quit. From Buzzfeed: Four Prominent Executives Resigned From Trump’s Council.

+ This was far from the most controversial recent tweet from Trump (even by his own “modern day presidential” standards). Just in the past few hours, he retweeted a Pizzagate conspiracy nut and a cartoon rendering of a train smashing into CNN with the caption, “Fake news can’t stop the Trump train.” The White House claims the latter retweet was inadvertent (you know how hard it is to keep from pressing two buttons with those giant hands…), even though its theme is entirely in keeping with Trump’s own tweet: “Made additional remarks on Charlottesville and realize once again that the #Fake News Media will never be satisfied…truly bad people!” (Psst. The truly bad people in this story are the Nazis…)

+ Trump spoke about his comments following the Charlottesville violence on Tuesday at Trump Tower. If you can make it past this line, you’ve got me beat. “I didn’t wait long. I wanted to make sure, unlike most politicians, that what I said was correct. Not make a quick statement … when I make a statement I like to be correct.” He also said that “there is blame on both sides” for the violence. That’s of course dangerous, stupid, and dead wrong. But in saying so (again), Trump is essentially picking his side. As I wrote yesterday, it’s time for you to pick yours.