Of Course #Dotard Began Trending on Twitter After Kim Jong Un Used That Word on Trump


an old person, especially one who has become weak or senile.

Yep, let’s just get that definition out of the way right now. In a positively unhinged and insane statement in response to President Donald Trump’s fiery UN address, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un said Trump was “mentally deranged” and a “gangster fond of playing with fire.”

And, oh yeah, a “dotard.”

It was pretty much a given that the internet would latch onto that word, considering how rarely it is used, and folks online didn’t fail us as #dotard quickly became one of the top trending topics on Twitter.

Here’s a sampling of what people had to say about the word:

Heck, we even got a “Twitter Moment”:

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