'Morning Joe' compares Donald Trump's 'covfefe' typo to a 'kid pooping his pants'

The most incredible thing about "covfefe" isn't that Donald Trump tweeted a typo after he got distracted or fell asleep on the toilet, or whatever — it's that he and his entire administration refuse to admit it's a typo. Exhausted press secretary Sean Spicer told the media, "The President and a small group of people know exactly what he meant," while Trump responded to his own nonsense with, "Who can figure out the true meaning of 'covfefe'??? Enjoy!"

We've all sent tweets before they were ready — no one would hold it against Trump if he just said, "My bad." (There are many, many, many, many more important things to hold against him.) But of course, that's never going to happen. And with that refusal to admit he made a mistake in mind, Morning Joe's Joe Scarborough compared the president to a child pulling an Al Roker.

"I think you said something before the show that really kind of like, summed it up," Mika Brzezinski told her co-host (and future husband). "You said... it's like a kid pooping their pants and then saying, 'I meant to do that.'" Having been reminded of his graphic simile, Scarborough said, "Well, yes. It would be like somebody pooping their pants and then people looking at it and saying, 'Oh, that's modern art, don't you understand? I am making a statement against Russian aggression in Crimea. And so this is my statement, and if you don't get it, then there is something wrong with you, not me.'"

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Brzezinski could barely keep it together, but between giggles, she added, "And we always have Spicey to back it up. Thank you, Spicey." Indeed.

In related news, for the first time in 17 years, MSNBC, which Morning Joe calls home, beat Fox News and CNN in weeknight ratings. If the a.m. crew wants to take down the competition, too, they should talk about pee and poop (Must-Pee TV?) every morning. It's like the old lady in Billy Madison says, "If pooping your pants is cool, consider Donald Trump Miles Davis."

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