As in “doesn’t know stuff” and “is clueless.”
As a reality TV star Trump liked to cultivate an image of street-wise business savvy; tough and smart and got things done. That’s easy to do because “reality” TV is about as far from reality as you can get. But when one is president and has to deal with complex foreign and domestic policy issues and interact with high-profile leaders around the world, it’s hard to hide one’s stupidness.
It’s documented that Trump doesn’t read books. Recently, however, Trump took to Twitter to promote a book by Michael J. Knowles called Reasons to Vote for Democrats. The book is supposed to be a joke because the pages are all blank. The punchline is that the author thinks there are no reasons to vote for a democrat. The real joke is, however, being a blank book it’s probably the only kind Trump can read.
At the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Sunday, First Lady Melania Trump appeared to nudge her husband during the singing of the national anthem to remind him to put his hand on his heart, as she and their 11-year old son Barron were already doing.
In a recent interview with Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo, Trump gushed over a “beautiful piece of chocolate cake” while talking to China’s president Xi Jinping about the strike on Syria, which he confused with Iraq.
The author of this article at Quartz speculates that Trump might not even know who the leader of North Korea is.
All this, and other stuff, leads us to the conclusion that many already knew and some are loath to admit: Donald Trump is a big dummy.