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George Will: Trump has a dangerous disability
The Washington Post ^ | May 3, 2017 | George F. Will

Posted on 05/08/2017 1:16:22 PM PDT by EveningStar

It is urgent for Americans to think and speak clearly about President Trump’s inability to do either. This seems to be not a mere disinclination but a disability. It is not merely the result of intellectual sloth but of an untrained mind bereft of information and married to stratospheric self-confidence.

In February, acknowledging Black History Month, Trump said that “Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice.” Because Trump is syntactically challenged, it was possible and tempting to see this not as a historical howler about a man who died 122 years ago, but as just another of Trump’s verbal fender benders, this one involving verb tenses...

What is most alarming (and mortifying to the University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated) is not that Trump has entered his eighth decade unscathed by even elementary knowledge about the nation’s history. As this column has said before, the problem isn’t that he does not know this or that, or that he does not know that he does not know this or that. Rather, the dangerous thing is that he does not know what it is to know something...

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George doesn't like the Donald, and what else is new?
1 posted on 05/08/2017 1:16:22 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

George, at least Trump knows how to pronounce “Corpsman”.


2 posted on 05/08/2017 1:19:00 PM PDT by exit82 (The opposition has already been Trumped!)
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To: EveningStar

George still suffering from post election butt hurt?


3 posted on 05/08/2017 1:19:46 PM PDT by bar sin·is·ter
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To: EveningStar

Yes, he puts his foot in his mouth occasionally, but he doesn’t have his head up his arse like his predecessor.


4 posted on 05/08/2017 1:20:36 PM PDT by DeFault User
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WTF is up with these #NeverTRUMPers?

WTF has TRUMP disappointed Conservatives on?

From what I can tell, he's been very very good to Conservatives!!!

5 posted on 05/08/2017 1:20:58 PM PDT by KavMan
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To: bar sinĀ·isĀ·ter

Can’t wait for Trump to troll George.

You know he will eventually.


6 posted on 05/08/2017 1:21:54 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: EveningStar

Scott Adams already called this. “Hitler” is done, “incompetent” has worn off, and Trump destroyed “Russian puppet” with the Syrian strikes. Now the Never-Trumpers are moving on to “crazy.”

Expect to hear nothing but “Trump is deranged” from the media for a long time.


7 posted on 05/08/2017 1:22:33 PM PDT by pcottraux ( depthsofpentecost.com)
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To: EveningStar

How very Soviet, Mr. Will. Stalin is smiling at you.


8 posted on 05/08/2017 1:22:39 PM PDT by Lexington Green (Sun Tzu Trumps Saul Alinsky)
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To: EveningStar

#NeverTrumpers are just as useful as the left wing useful idiots


9 posted on 05/08/2017 1:23:04 PM PDT by Phil DiBasquette
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To: EveningStar

I understand him which is all that matters to me George. Besides when I was in college, I was told by an instructor that all newspaper stories are written in grammar school level English. So what are you complaining about?


10 posted on 05/08/2017 1:23:11 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: EveningStar

The statement about Frederick Douglass was both historically and syntactically correct.

George Will has outed himself as a WhINO.


11 posted on 05/08/2017 1:23:14 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: EveningStar

President Trump may not know as much history as pecksniff George Will. OTOH, President Trump will make and profoundly influence world history whereas Will will be remembered mostly for his bowtie, if at all.


12 posted on 05/08/2017 1:23:41 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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"Yes, he puts his foot in his mouth occasionally, but he doesn’t have his head up his arse like his predecessor."

And he speaks without er, er, er, um, er, um, I, I, me, me, um, um, er, er, er....

13 posted on 05/08/2017 1:24:47 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: EveningStar

George Will - Profiles in Irrelevance


14 posted on 05/08/2017 1:25:33 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: EveningStar

At least it’s not having the worst toupee on the planet, second only to Sam Donaldson.


15 posted on 05/08/2017 1:27:00 PM PDT by Ancient Man
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To: pcottraux

Expect to hear nothing but “Trump is deranged” from the media for a long time.

Talk about demonizing

And yet Zero everything out of his mouth was offensive Oh but he is black....the elephant in the room.


16 posted on 05/08/2017 1:27:36 PM PDT by Uversabound (Our Military past and present: Our Highest example of Brotherhood of Man & Doing God's Will)
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George Will is a bitter man.


17 posted on 05/08/2017 1:27:37 PM PDT by TakebackGOP
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To: EveningStar

And besides as a father of a disabled child he does a great disservice to the truly disabled with his insipid comparison


18 posted on 05/08/2017 1:27:43 PM PDT by Phil DiBasquette
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To: Col Frank Slade

He should refer to him as Little George Weewee.


19 posted on 05/08/2017 1:28:25 PM PDT by bar sin·is·ter
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To: EveningStar

Will has to write this crap...he works at msnbc now


20 posted on 05/08/2017 1:28:32 PM PDT by SGCOS
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