This is why ‘unhinged’ Trump is unfit for office, according to liberals

This is why ‘unhinged’ Trump is unfit for office, according to liberals
James Clapper, former director of National Intelligence, said President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix, was "downright scary and disturbing." He questioned Trump's ability and fitness to hold office. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper led the liberal outcry against President Donald Trump’s “rambling” Tuesday night speech in Phoenix, going so far as to question Trump’s fitness for office.

During his speech, the president addressed one seemingly unrelated topic after another, including the media, continued defense of his comments on the Charlottesville attack, the possible withdrawal from NAFTA, protests, and even the possibility that former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio could be pardoned.

What Clapper said

During an interview with CNN host Don Lemon, Clapper offered his take on the president’s performance.

“It’s hard to know where to start,” Clapper said. “[The president’s speech was] so objectionable on so many levels.”

Revealing that he’s worked for many presidents, Clapper claimed that he’s never before seen this type of “disturbing” behavior exhibited by a former president — namely, Trump’s topic-jumping and angry demeanor.

“I find this downright scary and disturbing,” Clapper said.

“I really question his ability … his fitness to be in office, and I also am beginning to wonder about his motivations …,” he later added. “Maybe he is looking for a way out [of the presidency].”

Who else criticized Trump’s Arizona speech?

After Trump’s speech, Lemon offered his own feelings on the president’s speech.

“He’s unhinged. It’s embarrassing, and I don’t mean for us, the media because he went after us, but for the country,” Lemon said. “This is who we elected president of the United States? A man who is so petty that he has to go after people who he deems to be his enemy like the imaginary friend of a 6-year-old?

“His speech was without thought,” Lemon continued. “It was without reason. It was devoid of facts. It was devoid of wisdom. There was no gravitas. There was no sanity there. He was like a child blaming a sibling on something else.

Additionally, the Washington Post reported that as Trump’s comments went on, his crowd of supporters thinned out progressively.

The Post assessed:

Trump spent the first three minutes of his speech — which would drag on for 75 minutes — marveling at his crowd size, claiming that “there aren’t too many people outside protesting,” predicting that the media would not broadcast shots of his “rather incredible” crowd and reminiscing about how he was “center stage, almost from day one, in the debates.”

“Rage seemed to cloud his senses,” the Post wrote about the president’s speech.

Journalist Mark MacKinnon tweeted, “Trump surrounded on Phoenix stage by ‘Angel Moms’ who say their kids were murdered by illegal immigrants. This is pretty much a hate rally.”

MSNBC correspondent Joy-Ann Reid wrote, “I have never heard anything so aggressively ethno-nationalist, complete with ideological & ‘assimilation’ screening.”

CNN’c Chris Cillizza said, “I just read the entire transcript of Trump’s Arizona speech. Conclusion? It’s [bananas].”

Liberal celebrities such as “Star Wars” star Mark Hamill, Rosie O’Donnell, and more entered the fray with their comments.

Hammill on Twitter wrote, “SPEECH To-Do List 1)Threaten Gov’tShutdown 2 Fund Wall 2)Tease Pardon of Criminal Sheriff 3)Ignore Missing Sailors 4)Pronounce Graham’Graim,'” while O’Donnell ranted and raved in a series of tweets punctuated with expletives.

“[T]rump u f***ing delusional liar – we watched u equate the kkk w/protestors – u are the worst human alive and will go down in history as such,” O’Donnell blasted. She added, “[T]rump u pathetic piece of human waste – god will never forgive u – neither will AMERICA – u lying sack of s**t – f*** u and ur paid crowd.”

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