President Donald Trump was asked on Tuesday whether his face should appear on Mount Rushmore along with other major American presidents.
“If I answer that question yes, I will end up with such bad publicity,” Trump told The Hill, before pivoting to an incoherent rant about fireworks.
The president's rambling shocked many people on Twitter:
Apart from Trump’s apparent inability to string together coherent English sentences on the fly, note also the sheer… https://t.co/lf4XFOZNMB— Jeffrey Vagle (@Jeffrey Vagle)1561485288.0
@CillizzaCNN Incoherent babble....the trademark of @realDonaldTrump— EAS (@EAS)1561485914.0
@CillizzaCNN Dementia is real.— Sarah Nixon (@Sarah Nixon)1561486033.0
@CillizzaCNN WTF I read that over and over. Makes NO sense— Leila (@Leila)1561486000.0
@CillizzaCNN How can anybody ever read transcripts from trump interviews and still think he is fit to be president? It's mind blowing.— Cheryl Begy (@Cheryl Begy)1561485943.0
@CillizzaCNN This man is incoherent. It’s an embarrassment to this nation.— Jim (@Jim)1561490479.0
@CillizzaCNN He should be hospitalized. He’s clearly not well.— Patrik Otter (@Patrik Otter)1561489273.0
@thehill This something to be noted for the neurologist— Donna Perrelet (@Donna Perrelet)1561481108.0
Other people, however, were upset at The Hill for asking Trump the question in the first place.
Okay, the answer is standard word slaw, but seriously, who asks this? https://t.co/2Njb8z5hJo— Schooley (@Schooley)1561486074.0
The Hill asked trump if he should be on Mt Rushmore and Politico threw a goodbye party for Sarah Huckabee Sanders.… https://t.co/LKfc0IAQ6L— Adam Parkhomenko (@Adam Parkhomenko)1561486944.0
@thehill Why is this even a question one would ask him? Please stop putting ideas in his head. He’s crazy enough to begin with.— She's Come Undone (@She's Come Undone)1561480879.0
Asking Trump if he thinks he should be on Mount Rushmore.... I mean, I don't get it. I don't get how that is journa… https://t.co/9W8vuAt63s— Jason Fagone (@Jason Fagone)1561489986.0