The Dumbest Sh*t Trump Said About Windmills Last Night, From 'Cancer' To 'REEER! REEER!'
When's the last time we wrote a post about "Hey look at the idiot thing Donald Trump said"? Few hours? Let's do it again! Because after getting confused about Robert Mueller's "oranges" and what country his dad was born in, Trump visited the National Republican Congressional Committee dinner, and he said some real dumb shit, about just about everything, but most particularly about windmills.
He's been on about windmills for a minute now. Last week, he told his rally idiots in Michigan that if they relied on wind power, they'd be shit outta luck if they wanted to watch TV on days when the wind didn't blow. Our president really is the Science Understander, isn't he?
This time, in a space of 30 seconds, he said a couple just mindfuckingly stupid things about windmills, which are a thing he just hates. And really, it's not the first time he's said this stuff, it's just worth highlighting how HOLYSHITDUMB the president is, on a regular basis. So this time, let's focus on the windmills!
Here's video of Trump talking about wind mills at the NRCC dinner tonight: "They say the noise causes cancer.” https://t.co/tpsmZI8k7n— Brandon Wall (@Brandon Wall)1554256482.0
If you have a windmill anywhere near your house, congratulations, your house just went down 75 percent in value.
No, it didn't.
First of all, last time he said this, windmills were apparently tanking property values by more like 65 percent, but we guess windmills have gotten worse in the last, um, week and a half. But CNN found a 2016 study in the Journal of Real Estate Research (fake news with a lib agenda probably) that found "no unique impact on the rate of home sales near wind turbines." And then they found another study that says the same thing. Of course, CNN reports that, according to experts, there are isolated cases where property values can be damaged by wind turbines, but, you know what? If you want to read it, read it. The point is that the president is full of shit.
Hey, know what's badass for property values? This in the backyard:
Moving forward, more dumb shit out of the president's mouth:
And they say the noise causes cancer, you tell me that one! REEER! REEER!
Yes, he said REEER! REEER! This is because Trump isn't even correct about what exactly it is that he is supposed to be full of shit about. (We should note that Aaron Rupar at Vox transcribed the sound Trump made as "Rerrrr Rerrr!" That is simply incorrect.)
As Rupar notes, there is a scientific explanation behind why some people think there is such a thing as "wind-turbine syndrome" that causes cancer, but they are full of shit, just like the president. We admit to smirking a little bit, though, when we learned that the original Bad Science study done on the subject was completed by a Russian-born scientist. Is there any Russian the man won't believe? Point is, they don't cause cancer.
Trump said another thing he really likes to say, which we rate as "half-stupid":
And of course it's like a graveyard for birds.
You know what? Maybe they are. Maybe they are just fucking CEMETERIES FOR BIRDS. Do you care? FUCK IF WE CARE!
But as Rupar notes (boy howdy, cheating off him a lot today!), fossil fuel plants kill HELLA MORE BIRDS than wind turbines. Also graveyards for birds? Airplane engines. The Tyson factory. Your mom's 1980s bay window, the one all the dumb birds don't see coming. Sarah Palin the day before Thanksgiving with a wood chipper and a vodka Big Gulp.
Elsewhere during the event Trump literally told congressional Republicans to "be a little bit more paranoid" about how votes are counted in elections, because he doesn't like how the votes are tallied (counting has a liberal bias), and haven't you noticed during the blue wave midterm elections, Republicans just kept losing? IT'S A CONSPIRACY.
Trump told the NRCC: “We have to be a little bit careful, because I don't like the way the votes are being tallied.… https://t.co/2IiTRIypnp— Jim Acosta (@Jim Acosta)1554249240.0
Absolute fucking moron. And a dangerous one, at that.
Y'all ready for what's going to happen in 2020 when we kick his ass and he refuses to concede? Buckle up.
And on that chipper note, it's your OPEN THREAD!
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