OMFG Trump Is Appallingly Ignorant

This is hardly surprising, of course, but it is nonetheless a frightening outrage:
When [Donald] Trump said North Korea "called up a couple of days ago" saying they were interested in talking with the United States, the president was actually referring to a phone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a White House official told Yonhap.

"[Donald] Trump did not have a call with the North Koreans," the official said.

The conversation between Trump and Moon occurred on March 1, and the two leaders "noted their firm position that any dialogue with North Korea must be conducted with the explicit and unwavering goal of complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization," the official added.
There is certainly a part of me that would like to write just imagine what the Republicans' and the political press' response would have been if President Barack Obama had thought he was speaking to Kim Jong-un when he was really speaking to President Moon Jae-in, but President Obama never would have made that mistake.

Not in a million years.

Nor would Hillary Clinton have made such an ignorant, embarrassing, appalling mistake.

The bar for Trump is set so low, however, that it's barely a blip on the radar. He hasn't reset the standards of what we expect of a United States President; he's obliterated the existence of standards altogether.

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