President Donald Trump has been roundly and rightfully mocked for the historical illiteracy evident in his recent Andrew Jackson quotes. Now thaks to Golf Digest revisiting an earlier scandal involving Trump’s ignorance of the Civil War we get to see that the cluelessness and bullshit runs deep with the Velveeta Raccoon.
“Many great American soldiers, both of the North and South, died at this spot,” reads the inscription a faux historical marker on the course of the Trump National Golf Club, according to the New York Times. “The casualties were so great that the water would turn red and thus became known as ‘The River of Blood.’ ”
The battle never happened.
“No. Uh-uh. No way,” Richard Gillespie, the executive director of the Mosby Heritage Area Association told the New York Times. “Nothing like that ever happened there.”
When Trump was informed by the New York Times that three different local historians had said as much, Trump replied with his usual petulance and boorishness, “How would they know that? Were they there?”
Trump’s historical alt-facts are reminiscent of when White House counselor Kellyanne Conway complained the press hadn’t covered the so-called Bowling Green Massacre.
The massacre never happened.
Kellyanne Conway, the double amputee, lone survivor of the tragic Bowling Green Massacre, seen here with Trump Chief of Staff Rank Penis waiting for their chance to get a selfie with Petulant Trump.
Not to be outdone, White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeatedly referred to an attack by Islamist terrorists in Atlanta.
The attack never happened.
The fake historical marker on Trump’s golf course, commemorating the fallen in a battle that never happened, was signed by Donald Trump. “It is my great honor to have preserved this important section of the Potomac River!”
And then, also today, we have this, a legit 10 outta 10 on the ‘ignorance of all things’ scale …
“They get along unbelievably well”
Trump abruptly claims Israel and Palestinians “work together beautifully”
This fucker makes my brain hurt … smh …