Twitter Has a Field Day Ripping Trump’s ‘Stable Genius’ Tweet: ‘That’s Not Normal’
President Trump defended his mental fitness today in a tweetstorm calling himself a “very stable genius,” and Twitter had a field day:
If a friend wrote me to assure me that he was a “ very stable genius” it would be cause for concern
— Anthony Bourdain (@Bourdain) January 6, 2018
[sits next to hot girl at bar]
Hello… I'm a Stable genius
— Fred Delicious (@Fred_Delicious) January 6, 2018
Surprised there isn’t a “very stable genius” shirt available for me to buy yet.
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) January 6, 2018
BREAKING….. My new band will be called "Stable Genius" with opening group "First Try" at the Pantages! A JesusTakeTheWheel production. ?
— Jonathan Capehart (@CapehartJ) January 6, 2018
Nothing but respect for my stable genius pic.twitter.com/fDIIE9PbbC
— Christopher Ingraham (@_cingraham) January 6, 2018
One hint that a public figure may be mentally unstable: He feels obliged in an emotional tweet to defend his mental stability and even describe himself as a "very stable genius." No, that's not normal. https://t.co/ZPg8OQsiLy
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) January 6, 2018
“I am a genius…and a very stable genius at that!” sounds like something Costanza would shout as he gets kicked out of a petting zoo
— Jason O. Gilbert (@gilbertjasono) January 6, 2018
Who else out there is also a very stable genius? Just trying to get a rough head count so I know what we're working with.
— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) January 6, 2018
* opens LinkedIn and adds “very stable genius” to bio *
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) January 6, 2018
Excited to ask members of Congress on Monday if they too believe the President is "a stable genius."
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) January 6, 2018
The only true stable genius has to be Mr. Ed., who talks in more complex sentences than the current occupier of the Whitehouse.
— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) January 6, 2018
Has any true genius ever been “very stable”?
— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) January 6, 2018
None of our tweets making jokes about it are even close to as funny as the phrase “and a very stable genius at that!”
— Dana Schwartz (@DanaSchwartzzz) January 6, 2018
Since we’re all confessing things today, I want everyone to know that I, too, am a VERY stable genius.
— Matt Pearce ? (@mattdpearce) January 6, 2018
I clicked and rechecked to confirm … not a parody account https://t.co/8RmKX9VBZA
— David Frum (@davidfrum) January 6, 2018
Definitely not, like, mental or anything. https://t.co/thfuvSciJT
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 6, 2018
It’s crazy that people thought the “gorilla channel” story was real https://t.co/pABwqPkdEI
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) January 6, 2018
is this from Zoolander https://t.co/1j3dMg4XPS
— maura "are jack and biz nazis?" quint (@behindyourback) January 6, 2018
— Dictionary.com (@Dictionarycom) January 6, 2018
As an educator, I would expect a comment like this from children… on the school yard, but an adult, and worse, the President of the United States https://t.co/I20ugDBy4D
— Randi Weingarten (@rweingarten) January 6, 2018
An enterprising reporter should contact MENSA’s Very Stable Genius Subcommittee and fact check this tweet. https://t.co/caTbOJ3TYN
— Eli Lake (@EliLake) January 6, 2018
Very Stable Genius was my Thomas Dolby cover band.
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) January 6, 2018
If you have to tell people you're a stable genius, then you're not a stable genius.
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) January 6, 2018
Very stable genius. pic.twitter.com/xy1PCU7CeF
— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) January 6, 2018
I will sleep much better tonight and stop worrying about the bomb now that POTUS has assured us he is a stable genius. Phew.
— Tom Peters (@tom_peters) January 6, 2018
I am the very model of a genius stable President
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral
I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historical
From Bowling Green to Waterloo, in order categorical
— Walter Shaub (@waltshaub) January 6, 2018
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