Coach K takes shot at Trump's Twitter usage and our 'line item society'
Coach K rants about leaders not using Twitter to lead, and takes veiled shot at the president
In Mike Krzyzewski's first game back after undergoing back surgery in January, the Duke Blue Devils struggled to put away ACC bottom-feeder Pitt at Cameron Indoor but pulled out a 72-64 win.
As the saying goes: A win is a win. Even if it's ugly.
The Blue Devils went 4-3 in Coach K's absence as associate head coach Jeff Capel took over coaching duties. With the win on Saturday, the Blue Devils have won three straight.
When asked after the game about whether his team improved during his month hiatus, Coach K went on a bit of a tangent answering it, while responding to the team's temporary ban from the locker room and from wearing Duke gear. He also took what appeared to be a subtle shot at President Donald Trump and his infamous Twitter usage.
"We are in such a line-item society, a Twitter world," he said via ESPN. "When one thing happens, that's the story. It's a good thing leaders don't lead that way. I hope they don't. I know one uses Twitter a lot."
Read between those not so thin lines, and it's a subtle reference to Donald Trump, who has established himself as a dominant Twitter user. And it seems Krzyzewski isn't a fan of the president's tweeting habit.
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