Donald Trump woke up on Sunday, as Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller prepared to announce indictments in his investigation, and decided to defuse some tension with a simple joke inspired no doubt by Wayne's World.

"All of this 'Russia' talk right when the Republicans are making their big push for historic Tax Cuts & Reform," wrote Trump, before launching the joke: "Is this coincidental? NOT."

If that doesn't sound quite right, it's because it makes zero sense. Trump wrote it like a question and answer, and no one answers a question by screaming "NOT." It's entirely possible Trump even mean to write "NO" instead of "NOT" and made a typo. It's happened before. But find someone in a Wayne and Garth couple's costume on Halloween tomorrow and they'll be happy to tell you how it should have gone:


"All of this Russia talk right now when the Republicans are making their big push for historic Tax Cuts & Reform. What a coincidence—NOT."

Jokes aside, Trump continued his Russia rant on Monday morning:

By encouraging people not to watch the real news.

And yelling about Obama's alleged involvement in producing the pee-tape.

I'm sure Donald Trump is being entirely truthful about everything to do with Russia—NOT. See how easy that is? It's the easiest. Back to this joke thing for a second, it's not actually the first time Trump has Trumped himself all over this exact bit from Wayne's World. Last time, Mike Myers commented, "How fantastic — in the true meaning of the word, a fantasy — and weird." Let's hop in a time machine. Here we are in 2016:

Please, Donald, hire some joke writers and let them run your Twitter.

I'm sure he'll do that—NOT. Okay it's getting annoying. See you at the next indictment.