Jay Inslee appears to be tackling his exit from the 2020 Democratic presidential race with tree-mendous humor.
The spoof story imagines Inslee, whose campaign centered on confronting the climate crisis, announcing his withdrawal to supporters and then “ethereally transforming into a majestic oak.”
“I think you’ll like my new stump speech,” Inslee joked about the article on Twitter.
The post inspired some pun-derful responses:
Inslee has turned to running for a third term as governor of Washington in 2020.