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President-elect Donald Trump may have made nice with Graydon Carter‘s Condé Nast colleague Anna Wintour this week, but he wasn’t having it with the editor in chief of Vanity Fair. Carter has been a thorn in Trump’s side since his days at Spy Magazine when he branded the then mere real estate mogul a “short-fingered vulgarian.”

In typical Trumpian — but perhaps non-presidential — fashion whenever anyone criticizes him, Trump took to Twitter Thursday after Vanity Fair’s site, the Hive, lambasted the restaurant in Trump Tower in a story titled: “Trump Grill Could Be the Worst Restaurant in America.”

The president-elect wrote: “Has anyone looked at the really poor numbers of @VanityFair Magazine. Way down, big trouble, dead! Graydon Carter, no talent, will be out!”

It’s unclear what numbers Trump was referring to exactly. (Either he takes briefings on top-secret magazine circulation figures or he got his hands on the even harder to obtain Publisher’s Information Bureau statistics showing ad pages.)

Vanity Fair did not respond to requests seeking comment from Carter, but the magazine’s publisher and chief revenue officer Chris Mitchell told his staff in an internal memo, which included a screen shot of Trump’s tweet: “I think this counts as a win. Dear Donald, the #s are quite good, actually! :).”

WWD reached out to Mitchell, who offered: “I reminded our business staff — and Mr. Trump — that our numbers are ‘quite good, actually.’ We are at an all-time high rate base, we have more than an hour of average monthly reading time, we clocked close to 20 million uniques across our web sites in November, and our advertising revenues were up in print and in digital in 2016.”

In a more public response, the media property tweeted in a Trumpian voice in response: “Vanity Fair: way up, big success, alive! Subscribe today!”

What likely stoked Trump’s anger were the barbs thrown into the Trump Grill story, which included a quote from Fran Lebowitz, who recently noted: “Donald Trump is a poor person’s idea of a rich person. They see him. They think, ‘If I were rich, I’d have a fabulous tie like that.'”

“Nowhere, perhaps, does this reflection appear more accurate than at Trump Grill [which is occasionally spelled Grille on various pieces of signage],” added Tina Nguyen, who penned the review. “On one level, the Grill [or Grille] suggests the heights of plutocratic splendor — a steakhouse built into the basement of one’s own skyscraper.”

Nguyen’s story follows editor’s letters penned by Carter about his disdain for Trump, in which he said the president-elect would leave a “permanent orange stain” on America.

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