“Three weeks ago, Donald Trump announced an impromptu boycott of Apple products ‘until such time as Apple gives cellphone info to authorities regarding radical Islamic terrorist couple from Cal,'” Russell Brandom reports for The Verge.
“But three weeks down the line, Mr. Trump seems to have forgotten about the boycott entirely,” Brandom reports. “In the past 24 hours, Trump has tweeted from an iPhone at least four times, as confirmed by Twitter’s own metadata.”
Brandom reports, “Trump has also made almost no mention of the boycott in recent appearances, despite extensive appearances at debates, interviews and campaign speeches.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Shocking.
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