The first rule of proving you're not a moron is to not say, "I'm definitely not a moron. I'll take a test. I'll prove it!"
But that's exactly what Donald Trump, the President of the United States, did.
A report claiming that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Trump a "moron" recently went public and made Trump really angry. Tillerson wouldn't deny it, and now Trump is challenging the secretary to a head-to-head IQ battle to prove that he, the President of the United States, is not a moron.
This is the world we live in.
NBC News broke the story that Tillerson called Trump a "moron" after a meeting at the Pentagon on July 20.
via: Getty ImagesThen, in a statement to reporters, Tillerson would not deny that he called the president a "moron." Instead, he just said, "I'm not going to deal with petty stuff like that." In many people's minds, that pretty much confirmed that he did call Trump a moron. Twitter loved it.
But that's not the whole story. It got better:
MSNBC’s Stephanie Rule: “My source didn’t say Tillerson called Trump a ‘moron.’ My source said he called Trump a ‘fucking moron.’"— Michelangelo Signorile (@Michelangelo Signorile)1507130331.0
And although it's been several days since this story broke, President Donald Trump doesn't seem to be letting it go.
Trump on 'moron': "If he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you who is going to win." https://t.co/ntng6stZG5— Kyle Griffin (@Kyle Griffin)1507635327.0
The President of the United States just challenged the Secretary of State to an IQ test. It's hard to wrap your brain around, so let's take it one more time:
To reiterate: Trump says that he would take an IQ test against his Secretary of State to prove he's not a 'moron' l… https://t.co/eKzC5TOdpN— Kyle Griffin (@Kyle Griffin)1507639225.0