If You Read Trump's Entire Answer to the Post's Question Yesterday On Climate Change Your He
President Trump was interviewed by the Washington Post yesterday about a variety of issues including climate change and the report released by his administration detailing the challenges ahead. If the very talented writers at the Onion had spent days, they could not have come up with anything more embarrassing and ridiculous than the word salad Trump spews in response to the Post's question. Leaving aside the narcissistic "high levels of intelligence" blather, his explanation is so inane that you can't believe it's not a parody.
And, at first blush you simply laugh, but then you remember that this is your President and the leader of the free world.... and you whisper under your breath, "God help us all."
DAWSEY, Washington Post: You said yesterday when you were leaving that you were skeptical of a climate change report that the government had done. Can you just explain why you're skeptical of that report?
Trump: "One of the problems that a lot of people like myself — we have very high levels of intelligence, but we’re not necessarily such believers.You look at our air and our water, and it’s right now at a record clean. But when you look at China and you look at parts of Asia and when you look at South America, and when you look at many other places in this world, including Russia, including — just many other places — the air is incredibly dirty. And when you’re talking about an atmosphere, oceans are very small. And it blows over and it sails over. I mean, we take thousands of tons of garbage off our beaches all the time that comes over from Asia. It just flows right down the Pacific, it flows, and we say where does this come from. And it takes many people to start off with."
"Number two, if you go back and if you look at articles, they talked about global freezing, they talked about at some point the planets could have freeze to death, then it’s going to die of heat exhaustion. There is movement in the atmosphere. There’s no question. As to whether or not it’s man-made and whether or not the effects that you’re talking about are there, I don’t see it — not nearly like it is. ..."
At this point in the interview he transitions to the wildfires in California and some more "forest raking" nonsense.
What will it take for even his supporters to acknowledge that Donald Trump has absolutely no idea of what he is talking about and that his ignorance is dangerous to our country?