Now that Russian collusion, after one year of intense study, has proven to be a total hoax on the American public, the Democrats and their lapdogs, the Fake News Mainstream Media, are taking out the old Ronald Reagan playbook and screaming mental stability and intelligence.....- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2018
....Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart. Crooked Hillary Clinton also played these cards very hard and, as everyone knows, went down in flames. I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star.....- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2018
....to President of the United States (on my first try). I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius....and a very stable genius at that!- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2018
His defense of his mental faculties, extraordinary by even his standards, was soon being trolled on the micro blogging platform. As the hashtag 'stable genius' trended in the US, jokes began to pour in:
A: I went to the best colleges, or college.
A: I had a situation where I was a very excellent student.
Q: Your greatest assets?
A: Mental stability and being, like, really smart.Q: Anything else to add?
A: I'm a very stable genius.- Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) January 6, 2018
Is it just me who read the 'being, like, really smart..' bit in Gretchen Wiener's voice from Mean Girls? https://t.co/2ICyp07jUg- Carrie Hope Fletcher (@CarrieHFletcher) January 6, 2018
Earth... January 6, 2018: The President of the United States says he is "like, really smart" and a "very stable genius."- Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 6, 2018
"I'm, like, really smart" pic.twitter.com/yUkojfVZVW- Ben McAleer (@BenMcAleer1) January 6, 2018
STABLE GENIUS pic.twitter.com/zIJDNaCKMO- Quinn Sutherland (@ReelQuinn) January 6, 2018
Mr Trump's tweets came after suggestions about his mental capabilities in a new book - Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff.
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