Stages of denial/acceptance:
a) “it didn’t really happen”
b) “Ok it happened, but [other person] did it too, so it’s ok”
WAIT – Trump was really walking in place and the whole stage moved under his feet on a giant rotating platform as part of the liberal news media’s attempt to discredit his legitimacy! ah ha! THERE WE GO. Where’s my red circle and lines maker?
Doesn’t make it any less slimy.