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Trump suddenly tweets explanation for not bombing runway


Commentary: After the bombing of a Syrian airport, the president turns to Twitter to answer a question that he must have felt many were asking.
Tweeting explanations of military strategy.
It seems we are headed for war.
At least between Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon .
Moreover, President Donald Trump has now embraced a slightly less-than-nationalist phase by launching a missile strike against an airport in Syria . (It was, he said , retaliation for a chemical attack that killed children.)
Still, on Saturday, the president’s Twitter account suddenly focused on a different aspect of the strike.
Out of the blue, he tweeted : “The reason you don’t generally hit runways is that they are easy and inexpensive to quickly fix (fill in and top)! ”
Some might have been surprised that the president was using Twitter to sound like a military expert. Others might have been even more surprised that this tweet seemed to come in response to a question that hadn’t yet been universally asked.

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