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 , 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:
I have a good feeling about him branching out.
— Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer)
I’m going to go out on a limb and say it will leaf you at a higher place. 🌲🌳
— brandita (@brandita)
I’m glad you are branching out, and that after another year, you’ve