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POTUS 101

POTUS 101

One trait all American presidents have shared is a love of reading. Not so with our current POTUS.

He does, however, love to tweet.

Which is why we decided to tweet him 20 essential books, one 140-character passage at a time.

POTUS 101 was a website and Twitter handle that worked in tandem to extract passages from important books and tweet them at Trump in baby doses.

The reading list was compiled by a prestigious group of authors, journalists, professors, historians, and one Nobel Prize winner. Users were able to upvote books they thought Trump should read next and donate to the cause. 100% of the proceeds went to First Book, an organization that provides books to disadvantaged children.

Together, we tried to smuggle knowledge on history, sociology, race, gender, economics, climate change and more into Trump's "huge brain."

To be honest, the results have been disappointing. As in, he still doesn't know anything.

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