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Donald Trump overspent (other people's charity money?) on Tim Tebow gear

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Donald Trump overspent (other people's charity money?) on Tim Tebow gear

If you thought Donald Trump had an eye for a good deal, you may want to think again.

The Washington Post has a doozy of a story today involving the presumptive GOP nominee for president and his spending waaaayyyyy too much money on autographed Tim Tebow memorabilia at an auction from Tebow's Denver Broncos days a couple of years ago.

That part is bad enough, but it gets worse for Mr. Trump. 

Trump won, eventually, with a bid of $12,000. Afterward, he posed with the helmet. His purchase made gossip-column news: a flourish of generosity, by a mogul with money to burn. "The Donald giveth, and The Donald payeth," wrote the Palm Beach Daily News. "Blessed be the name of The Donald."

But Trump didn't actually pay with his own money.

Instead, the Susan G. Komen organization — the breast-cancer nonprofit that hosted the party — got a $12,000 payment from another nonprofit , the Donald J. Trump Foundation.

Trump himself sent no money. (In fact, a Komen spokesperson said, Trump has never given a personal gift of cash to the Komen organization.) He paid the bill with money from a charity he founded in 1987, but which is largely stocked with other people's money. Trump is the foundation's president. But, at the time of the auction, Trump had given none of his own money to the foundation for three years running.

Now, there are a couple of ways you can look at this. Yes, Trump spent a ridiculous amount of money on some Tim Tebow gear, but he didn't actually spend his own money. That last part could certainly be viewed as a smart decision. As long as spending money meant for a charity on sports memorabilia is okay on your moral compass. It appears to be such for the Donald.

Nobody in their right mind would spend $12,000 of their own money on Tebow gear. 

The question of whether Trump violated any IRS rules becomes a tricky one and it may depend on where the Tebow gear is today, according to the Post.

Trump's camp has not responded to the Post's inquiry as to the Tebow gear's whereabouts. Shame.

Previously: Poll shows Pennsylvanians find Phillie Phanatic more qualified to be President than Donald Trump

Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Updated: 6:35 p.m.

Oh boy.

Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).

Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).

And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.

The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.

Well damn, they really just exposed Scandrick. I mean, how do you come back from being shredded by both Jenkins and a professional NFL team?

So long Scandrick, you won’t be missed.

Jenkins himself apparently liked the tweet, too ... he had a very interesting quote tweet.



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It will melt your heart.



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Through highs and lows, it looks like this little kiddo is being raised right.