That Time NASA Tried To Clean Up After Trump

Trump's 'manifest destiny' in space revives old phrase to provocative effect, Washington Post

"In reaffirming our heritage as a free nation, we must remember that America has always been a frontier nation," he told members of Congress, about three-quarters of the way through his speech. "Now we must embrace the next frontier: America's manifest destiny in the stars." Minutes later, some people on social media were alarmed. The phrase is anything but politically correct, on the left at least. And Trump and his base enjoy pushing the left's buttons.

Keith's note: Sometimes the best tweets are the tweets you never send, Jim Morhard.

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