Tag Archives: Clueless Trump

Poetic Justice

Shout Out to Mao

It’s sad when you question your president’s patriotism,
And alarming when you consider his nascent despotism.
But when it comes to Trump,
The shark he jumped —
When he congratulated the Chinese on 70 years of Communism.

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Trump Congratulates China on 70 Years of Communism

“Congratulations to President Xi and the Chinese people on the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China!”

— Donald Trump, on Twitter.

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Trump Wants Us to Believe He’s Not as Dumb as We Think He Is

“Knowing all of this, is anybody dumb enough to believe that I would say something inappropriate with a foreign leader while on such a potentially ‘heavily populated’ call. I would only do what is right anyway, and only do good for the USA!”

— President Trump insisted on Twitter that he would never “say something inappropriate with a foreign leader” over the phone because he’s well aware “many people” listen into his calls.

Enumerati

Trump Thought Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Made $5 Million a Year

$5 million

Washington Post: “Chief of Staff John Kelly has told others about watching television with Trump and asking the president how much the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff earns. Trump guessed $5 million, according to people who were told the story by Kelly, startling the chief of staff. Kelly responded that he made less than $200,000. The president suggested he get a large raise and noted the number of stars on his uniform.”

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Thank You for Imprisoning and then Returning Our Citizens!

“We want to thank Kim Jong Un, who really was excellent to these three incredible people.”

— President Trump, quoted by Politico, on the return of three Americans who had been imprisoned by North Korea.

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Trump Clueless About Opioid Addiction, Too

“If we can teach young people not to take drugs… it’s really, really easy not to take them.”

— President Trump, quoted by Axios, while declaring a “nationwide public health emergency” on the opioid crisis.