One of the key tools in the Republican Party arsenal is to provide right wing losers with overly simplistic fictional justifications for being on the selfish and lazy side of an issue. For instance, a Republican politician might make up some faux-clever phony reason for why right wingers are “smart” for being against renewable energy.
The trouble for Donald Trump is that he’s so far gone cognitively, he seems to have lost track of how that trick even works. Instead, during an attempt at giving a speech today, he ended up saying this:
Trump says he opposes wind energy because he thinks his TV would turn off when the wind isn’t blowing pic.twitter.com/UFHLzcD1Mz
— Biden-Harris HQ (@BidenHQ) November 18, 2023
This is just sad, even for him. The average Trump supporter is a lazy-thinking dummy, but isn’t so stupid as to think that wind power cuts off whenever the wind isn’t blowing. Yet Donald Trump himself is so far gone, he doesn’t understand the script anymore – and instead he appears to actually believe the kinds of stupid things that he used to strategically make up.
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report