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Trump calls Tillerson “Dumb as a Rock”
washingtonpost.com ^ | 127/18 | Carol Morello

Posted on 12/07/2018 1:43:02 PM PST by a little elbow grease

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder when it comes to President Trump and his first secretary of state, Rex Tillerson.

Nine months after Trump summarily dismissed his top diplomat by tweet, he followed it up with another tweet in which he branded Tillerson “dumb as a rock” and “lazy as hell.”

The biting words came after Tillerson, in an appearance at a charity event in Houston, said their relationship soured over Trump’s repeated demands that Tillerson do things that were illegal.

“So often, the president would say, ‘Here’s what I want you to do, and here’s how I want you to do it,’ ” Tillerson said at a fundraiser for the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, in his first public remarks about his truncated tenure since he was let go in March.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: politics; tillerson; trump
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1 posted on 12/07/2018 1:43:02 PM PST by a little elbow grease
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To: a little elbow grease

And it means Mueller’s little propaganda event gets overshadowed with more faux outrage


2 posted on 12/07/2018 1:44:29 PM PST by Regulator
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To: a little elbow grease

Tillerson is out, so what is this all about? More important things than how smart dumbass Tillerson is.


3 posted on 12/07/2018 1:44:47 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists call 'em what you will they all have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: a little elbow grease

It was not illegal. It was not what the globalists wanted.


4 posted on 12/07/2018 1:45:06 PM PST by DarthVader (Not by speeches & majority decisions will the great issues of today be decided but by Blood & Iron)
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To: a little elbow grease

In my experience, dumb people have a knee jerk response and say, “you can’t do that.”

Smart people say, “here’s how you can do that and be in compliance.”


5 posted on 12/07/2018 1:45:17 PM PST by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: Regulator

Mueller is a world of hurt over getting caught doing some bad things himself. The deep state is finally imploding as they are down to adhominem attacks and creating havoc in the stock market. Next Thursday the hammer drops hard.


6 posted on 12/07/2018 1:48:05 PM PST by DarthVader (Not by speeches & majority decisions will the great issues of today be decided but by Blood & Iron)
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To: rockinqsranch

What’s it all about? Consider the source. It’s about dissuading people from hiring on to Team Trump.


7 posted on 12/07/2018 1:48:17 PM PST by mewzilla (Is Central America emptying its prisons?)
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To: a little elbow grease

And what are the specific alltof illegality?


8 posted on 12/07/2018 1:49:38 PM PST by Flick Lives
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To: rockinqsranch

“Tillerson is out, so what is this all about? “

Reggie just publicly disparaged Trump.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rex-tillerson-bob-schieffer-interview-houston-firing-trump-tweet-tillerson-insult-2018-12-07/


9 posted on 12/07/2018 1:50:00 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Democracy dies when Democrats refuse to accept the result of a democratic election they didn't win.)
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To: a little elbow grease

That’s being kind.


10 posted on 12/07/2018 1:52:25 PM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Regulator

yep, because we know Tillerson is not an idiot, but he is a boyscout who does not want to get into a shouting match with his President. Trump is just playing the media ghouls.


11 posted on 12/07/2018 1:54:12 PM PST by BlackAdderess (Grateful for a POTUS who doesn't treat us like cattle.)
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To: rockinqsranch

Really? Get over yourself. Trump knows how to handle these things and you don’t, or are you a billionaire, too?


12 posted on 12/07/2018 1:55:06 PM PST by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)
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To: mewzilla

Re: “What’s it all about? Consider the source. It’s about dissuading people from hiring on to Team Trump.”

I think the U.S. Senate, the Department of Justice, and the Hard Left news media have already dissuaded EVERY person in the world!


13 posted on 12/07/2018 1:55:07 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: a little elbow grease

Trump doesn’t hit first, but he does hit back twice as hard.


14 posted on 12/07/2018 1:55:43 PM PST by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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To: a little elbow grease

Simply put. Tillerson is the type of arrogant SOB who doesnt like being fired. Being at a position from an oil company gave him his air. The idiot just didnt do his job the Trump way.

Anyone who has watched the Apprentice and read his book (I did in college) is that Trump does not demand perfection..he expects you to just do your job and finish. Really simple.


15 posted on 12/07/2018 1:56:23 PM PST by max americana (Fired libtard employees 9 consecutive times at every election since 08'. I hope all liberals die.)
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To: Regulator; DarthVader; mewzilla; rockinqsranch; E. Pluribus Unum
"And it means Mueller’s little propaganda event gets overshadowed with more faux outrage."

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Yep.

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....... no tea for the Tillerman.

16 posted on 12/07/2018 1:56:30 PM PST by a little elbow grease (Duct tape and cable ties have more worth than pussy hats and resistance.)
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To: b4its2late
That’s being kind.

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Maybe Tillerson has more time now to destroy the Boy Scouts and promote the Globull Warming crap.

17 posted on 12/07/2018 1:59:45 PM PST by a little elbow grease (Duct tape and cable ties have more worth than pussy hats and resistance.)
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To: zeestephen

Only the ones with no b@lls. And Trump wouldn’t want those candidates anyway.


18 posted on 12/07/2018 1:59:50 PM PST by mewzilla (Is Central America emptying its prisons?)
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To: max americana

Tillerson is acting the way prima-donna perfumed princes act when they get clipped. Remember General Weasley Clark?


19 posted on 12/07/2018 2:07:32 PM PST by DarthVader (Not by speeches & majority decisions will the great issues of today be decided but by Blood & Iron)
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To: a little elbow grease

Speaking about dumb as a rock, Trump Jr. posted this joke on his instagram and dingbat threatened him LOL!

https://www.dailywire.com/news/39160/ocasio-cortez-threatens-retaliate-against-trump-jr-ryan-saavedra


20 posted on 12/07/2018 2:10:21 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Until Hillary is in jail, equal justice under the law will not exist in the USA)
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