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

do·tard
/dōdərd/
noun
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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