Jerry Brown brings up Trump tweet from 2012 so he can tell Chinese how embarrassed we are

Jerry Brown brings up Trump tweet from 2012 so he can tell Chinese how embarrassed we are
Brown poses with the flag of his favorite geological survey service. (Image: The Signal, Will Davison via Culture Magazine)

[Ed. – No one today even knows Trump tweeted this in 2012.  Was it a silly thing to tweet?  Yes.  Was there any value in putting the five-year-old tweet front and center in order to claim embarrassment about the president?  No.  Brown just makes himself look petty with this move.  Seems to be a trend that won’t quit.]

California Gov. Jerry Brown trashed President Donald Trump to Chinese officials on Tuesday at a climate change conference in Bonn, Germany — just as the president wrapped up a visit to several Asian nations, including China.

Brown told the Chinese officials that Americans were “embarrassed” by Trump’s statement that climate change was a Chinese hoax. He called it “probably the most absurd thing that has ever been said on the topic,” according to the Sacramento Bee. …

Brown had been referring to Trump’s comment in a tweet in November 2012: “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.”

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