Donald Trump Explains The Civil War

The White House has made the written transcript of Donald Trump’s comments about the Civil War available to reporters:

Trump Civil War

Found via Twitter.

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  1. Mr. Bluster says:

    If President Pud hadn’t bean a draft dodger I am sertan dat he would be the ruler of Vietnam 2 day.

  2. SenyorDave says:

    Sad that a joke like this can even be contemplated about a POTUS. Sadder that it is probably not so far removed from reality, except I suspect that even in elementary school Donald knew that homework was for the little people.

  3. Daryl's other brother Darryl says:

    He did such a good job with the civil war that now he is going to settle the Israel/Palestinian mess.

    “It’s something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as difficult as people have thought over the years,”

  4. CSK says:

    @Daryl’s other brother Darryl:

    He’s appointed his son-in-law Jared, who knows absolutely nothing about the issue, to do that.

  5. OzarkHillbilly says: Folks? We have held back 2nd grader in our Oval Office.