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Incompetent Trump's Shamefully Low Intelligence Quotient - He Deserves To Be Cleaning Toilets, Not Wasting Space In The Oval Office
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Buzz Checkerling
2018-08-09 04:54:57 UTC
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Sub intelligent Trump is an underachieving lying criminal who only knows
how to lie and cheat his way through life. They'll put him in gen pop
when he's in prison and then we'll see how the old faggot fends for
himself.

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It seemed racist — didn’t it? — when President Donald Trump blasted out a
tweet Friday night insulting the intelligence of two prominent African-
Americans:

“Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don
Lemon,” wrote Trump of the NBA superstar and the CNN talk show host. “He
made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do.”

This was one day after Trump spoke to a rally in Pennsylvania and, for the
umpteenth time, ripped Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., who is black, as
having a “very low IQ.”

But rather than try to look into Trump’s heart, let’s look instead at The
New York Times’ database of all the insults Trump has hurled on social
media at people, places and things since June 2015.

As it turns out, that catalog of castigations shows no pattern of racism
in Trump’s view of his critics’ intelligence.

Former Vice President Joe Biden is “not very bright.” Former rival Hillary
Clinton is “very dumb.” Actor Robert De Niro is “a very low IQ
individual.” Ohio Gov. John Kasich is a “dummy.” Former Massachusetts Gov.
Mitt Romney is “one of the dumbest and worst candidates in the history of
Republican politics.” Republican political strategist Rick Wilson is “dumb
as a rock.” U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is “without a properly functioning
brain.” And of liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump
tweeted, “her mind is shot.”

All are white.

When Donald Trump attacked LeBron James, it had an unintended effect:
Other athletes speaking out »

Also white are many of the print and TV pundits whose mental acuity Trump
has attacked. These include David Brooks of The New York Times (“one of
the dumbest of all ...”), Megyn Kelly of NBC (“very bad at math”), Mika
Brzezinski of MSNBC (“dumb as a rock”), George Will of The Washington Post
(“dopey”), Bill Kristol of The Weekly Standard (“dummy”) and the late
Charles Krauthammer (“a dope”).

The insult database was last updated July 10, but if we include the recent
tweet about James and Lemon, I count 46 subjects of intelligence-based
insults from Trump, 41 of them white. And, for those looking out for
sexism, 32 out of the 46 are male.

(Note, I didn’t count those whom Trump called “clueless” or “lightweight,”
but the basic patterns would still have prevailed if I had.)

This data set does not show Trump is a racist. It shows he is a child. It
shows he’s an unimaginative, thin-skinned counterpuncher who lashes out
lazily at those who disagree with him with insults that appear to be
deeply ironic.

From all appearances, Trump himself is not a smart man, his Ivy League
degree and claims to being a genius notwithstanding.

He spoke as though he thought famed abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass
(1818-1895) were still alive. Many times he’s told audiences that the F-35
stealth fighter is literally invisible in combat. He’s exhibited confusion
about the difference between HIV and HPV, between climate and weather, and
between England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom.

He boasts about how little he reads, and his Twitter feed is rife with
misspellings and punctuation errors. Former Secretary of State Rex
Tillerson did not deny reports that he called Trump “a (expletive) moron,”
and in the recent behind-the-scenes book “Fire and Fury,” author Michael
Wolff quotes top White House officials name-calling Trump a “dope” or an
“idiot.” One of his former professors at the University of Pennsylvania
reportedly said, “Donald Trump was the dumbest g------ student I ever
had.”

Unfair? In some ways, sure. There’s more than one way to be smart, and
Trump has exhibited a facility for manipulating people and playing on
their weaknesses that has resulted in many successes in real estate along
with his astonishing political victory.

But Trump himself seems to favor the intelligence quotient (IQ) standard
for intelligence, even though it’s based on tests that don’t measure his
brand of savvy. Not only has Trump mentioned IQ in criticizing De Niro and
Waters, he’s also used that measurement to attack or challenge Brzezinski,
Tillerson and Mayor Sadiq Khan of London, none of whose test scores he
knows, of course.

“Sorry losers and haters, but my IQ is one of the highest -and you all
know it!” he tweeted in May 2013. “Please don’t feel so stupid or
insecure, it’s not your fault.”

IQ tests are intended to be diagnostic — they measure reasoning ability,
comprehension, information processing and so on, not whether the subject
knows if or when Frederick Douglass died — and are an imperfect predictor
of future performance in school and on the job. One ostensibly immutable
number can’t possibly measure a person’s potential or gauge his worth.

Still. Truly smart people tend to do well. And it’s time for Trump to put
up or shut up. He can take a genuine, monitored IQ test — not an online
imitation — in about 90 minutes. That’s less time than it takes to play
nine holes of golf or watch an episode of “Fox and Friends.”

Bring in those whose intelligence Trump has questioned on Twitter and have
them take the test as well, with the results revealed immediately
afterward on a live reality TV special.

My money would be on the “losers and haters.” Yours?



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2018-08-09 06:18:40 UTC
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Dhu on Gate
2018-08-09 22:27:49 UTC
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Post by Buzz Checkerling
From all appearances, Trump himself is not a smart man, his Ivy League
degree and claims to being a genius notwithstanding.
Intelligence has both qualitative and quantitative
aspects and by either measure Trump is no Jötunn.

Dhu
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C'est une esp`ece de sauvage: ne obliviscaris, vix ea nostra voco;-)

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