It all began with an innocent-enough tweet on Thursday, December 22.

“The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes [sic]”

It continued with Kellyanne Conway appearing on Rachel Maddow’s show Thursday evening to tell us all that president-elect trump didn’t mean that he wanted to increase the number of nuclear weapons, but he didn’t not want to increase them, either.

Then, in typical trump fashion, he spent the next morning making his apologist look like a fool (calling Mr. Gingrich?) by telling Mika Brzezinski “Let it be an arms race” regarding the possible Russian reaction to his tweet the day before.

So, here America sits, on Christmas Eve eve, wondering if trump is gifting nuclear proliferation to his nation as a Christmas present.

Meanwhile, in news that doesn’t matter (and also makes us think that maybe the media doesn’t matter, either)

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, host and co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”, hosted their December 23 episode dressed in pajamas.

Yes, this happened: