President* Trump Wants More Toys

There I was, rolling merrily along in the belief that Rex Tillerson had called the president* quote-a-fucking-moron-unquote just on general principles. Who among us doesn’t do that 15 times before breakfast, right? Now, NBC News tells us, there was a specific reason why things escalated to quote-a-fucking-moron-unquote. And it’s a doozy.

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President Donald Trump said he wanted what amounted to a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal during a gathering this past summer of the nation’s highest-ranking national security leaders, according to three officials who were in the room…According to the officials present, Trump’s advisers, among them the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , were surprised. Officials briefly explained the legal and practical impediments to a nuclear buildup and how the current military posture is stronger than it was at the height of the buildup. In interviews, they told NBC News that no such expansion is planned.

God, what a fcking moron this guy is.

Naturally, as soon as this story broke, the president* leaped onto the electric Twitter machine to provide further evidence that Tillerson was low-balling it.

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And, of course, minutes later, an even worse idea. Let’s toss out a completely empty threat from our bag of freshly baked Erdogans!

He wants a war.

He believes that nuclear weapons are a legitimate way to wage the war he wants. He’s starting up with North Korea because he has some really cool noisemakers and he…

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