Tillerson Isn’t the Only One Who Thinks Trump Is a Moron

Despite†ongoing†hurricane relief, potential military conflicts,†a birth control†rollback†and†countless†other pressing issues, the biggest media story of last week ended up being whether or not Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Donald Trump a moron — spoiler, he did.

But let’s be frank, Tillerson only said what so any others also believe: the president of the United States is intellectually incapable of the complex thought necessary to lead the country.

Tillerson isn’t†the first to say it, and he’ll be far from the last to make this point. In fact, lots of political leaders, great thinkers and even foreign dignitaries know that†President Donald Trump isn’t fit for office.

The newest Nobel Peace Prize winner, Beatrice Fihn of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), pulled no punches by calling the president a moron directly. While†Fihn later said that she was joking in response to the Tillerson news, she†reiterated,†”I think that the election of President Donald Trump has made a lot of people very uncomfortable with the fact that he alone can authorize the use of nuclear weapons.”

Even his own allies admit that the president is in way over his head, and but for the hard work of his Cabinet — especially General John Kelly, Tillerson and General James Mattis –† the country would be in even worse shape than it is right now.

According to CNN:

“Asked directly by a reporter whether he was referring to Trump in using the word ‘chaos,’ [Tennessee Republican Senator Bob] Corker, who announced last month he would retire in 2018, responded: ‘(Mattis, Kelly and Tillerson) work very well together to make sure the policies we put forth around the world are sound and coherent. There are other people within the administration that don’t. I hope they stay because they’re valuable to the national security of our nation.’

If there’s nothing else that those worried about national security can agree on, it’s that President Trump is too hot tempered, impulsive and shallow-thinking to be in charge of our defense.

“You could argue that Trumpís lack of acumen is actually his saving grace, because he would be much more dangerous if he were cleverer in implementing his radical agenda,” foreign policy analyst Max Boot wrote in June. ” But you can also make the case that his vacuity is imperiling American security.

Boot’s criticism remains unchanged, as time has lapsed and President Trump still shows no signs of growing in his knowledge as a leader.

Just last week Boot wrote:

At a news conference at an Air National Guard base in Puerto Rico, the president†lauded the Coast Guard as ‘special,†special, very brave people.’ Then he turned to a man in uniform and asked, ‘Would you like to say something on behalf of your men and women?’ His response: ‘Sir, Iím representing the Air Force.’ Mixing up Coast Guard and Air Force uniforms is understandable for a newly elected president with no military experience; itís less excusable after more than eight†months in office.

The real scandal isnít that Trumpís secretary of State called him a moron.†Itís that his job performance lends so much credence to that description.

It’s hard to know which is more devastating for†the nation — a president so utterly lacking in intelligence and intellectual curiosity that he must be “handled” by his staff to avoid a deadly world catastrophe, or that the fact that†he is so inept that foreign powers “play dumb” in†an attempt to make international relations accessible for him.

We still have more than three years with President Trump at the helm, and sadly the question is no longer whether or not our commander-in-chief is a moron; it’s how much damage will he do before he’s out of office.

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Past Member
Past Member 13 days ago

f trump

JoAnn Paris
JoAnn Paris24 days ago

Thank you for this very interesting article.

Sarah H
Sarah Hill2 months ago

Tillerson says he didn't say it.

One Heart inc
One Heart inc4 months ago


Clare O'Beara
Clare O'Beara4 months ago


Glennis W
Glennis W4 months ago

Plus many many more and many countries. Thank you for caring and sharing

Glennis W
Glennis W4 months ago

The feeling is mutral Thank you for caring and sharing

Glennis W
Glennis W4 months ago

Moran that is being nice Try imbecile Thank you for caring and sharing

Mary B
Mary B4 months ago

Hey Shelly W, apparently you didn't get the memo. Hillary DID win by nearly 300000 votes. And it wasn't POOR people who voted for Trump. It was paranoid white guys with plenty of money for lots of guns and ammo who have been fed on anti Hillary and liberal propaganda for decades. And then there is the misguided Evangelicals who I have no idea why they voted for a man so obviously un-Christ like , and an assortment of repubs who have secret reasons based on all kinds of false premises. So don't kid yourself that he is popular or liked. He is despised, ridiculed and feared as a maniac with too much power. That is not as formula for success.

Callie R
Callie R4 months ago

Apparently we we all weren't wishing for the same thing....