Over the weekend, President Donald Trump unloaded on his political opponents at a rally in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The Commander-in-Chief laid into Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, who calls for Trump’s impeachment about once an hour, stating that she is a “low IQ individual.”
“Maxine Waters, a very low IQ individual, ever see her? You ever seen her?” slammed Trump. “‘We will impeach him! We will impeach the president!’ But he hasn’t done anything wrong. ‘It doesn’t matter, we will impeach him!'”
“She’s a low IQ individual. You can’t help it. She really is,” added the president.
Reflexively, Waters and a chorus of Democrats called Trump’s remarks “racist.”
“He has been name-calling. He’s been saying all kinds of things. And I certainly expected him to come out with some racist remarks about me. So, he did exactly what I expected him do,” Waters said on MSNBC, playing the victim.
Former Obama speechwriter John Favreau posted a now-viral tweet stating the same: criticism of Waters’ intelligence (or lack thereof) is “racist.” Period.
The President went to Pennsylvania, singled out a black Congresswoman from California, and called her stupid.
That’s not race-baiting. That’s racist.
— Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) March 11, 2018
But this has nothing to do with Waters’ race, and everything to do with the congresswoman’s own words and actions. Waters is not smart; she is actually incredibly dumb, often unhinged, dripping in conspiracy theories, and over-emotional, as proven by countless asinine comments spouted by the Democrat.
Here’s some proof:
Waters claims Russian President Vladimir Putin is invading . . . “Korea.”
“And the fact that he is wrapping his arms around Putin while Putin is continuing to advance into Korea I think that he is leading himself into that kind of position where folks will begin to ask, what are we going to do?” she declared at a press conference just days after Trump was inaugurated. Did she mean to say “Crimea”? We can only hope.
Waters says she was once a millennial. (No, she wasn’t; that’s not how it works.)
Tinfoil hat Waters claims the Russians sabotaged her speech at an urban housing event. They didn’t.
Daily Wire’s Joseph Curl reports on what actually happened (an “internal routing error”):
“RT, which is Russian television, absolutely interfered with a speech of mine on the floor of Congress and blocked me out for 10 minutes,” she yelled.
“They don’t play. They mean business,” Waters said.
Waters was citing an incident last January when C-SPAN briefly showed RT on its internet feed. The public access network said the problem was created by an “internal routing error.”
Statement from C-SPAN about January 12 Online Signal Interruption pic.twitter.com/dlkSOntJgz
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 13, 2017
In promotion for abortion in 2004, Waters said: “I have to march because my mother could not have an abortion.”
(We don’t really need to explain this one.)
Waters suggests President Trump will eventually be impeached for “Russian collusion,” citing Trump calling Hillary Clinton “cooked” and chanting “lock her up” at Putin’s behest. (Did she provide evidence? Nope!)
“I really do believe that much of what you saw coming out of Trump’s mouth was a play from Putin’s playbook,” she said. “I think that when you saw him absolutely calling Hillary crooked, the ‘lock her up, lock her up,’ all of that was developed. I think that was developed strategically with people from the Kremlin, with Putin.”
Waters claims she never called for President Trump’s impeachment, after continuously calling for President Trump’s impeachment (very loudly and publicly).
Waters claims President Donald Trump and genocidal North Korean dictator “Kim Jong Um” are one in the same. The Daily Wire reports:
“I said that he should be impeached and they said ‘Don’t use that word,'” Waters said. “‘Don’t say anything about impeachment. The Republicans will only use this against us.’ Democrats, I don’t care what the Republicans say, I say impeach 45! …”
“My gun is bigger than your gun. My rocket is more powerful than your rocket. And, on and on and on. All’s I see is two heads of state Donald Trump and Kim Jong Um [sic], both who have questionable agenda’s and questionable health.”
And the list goes on.
So, no, it’s not “racist” to call someone who happens to be black “a low IQ individual” because of their past objectively stupid comments. Race has nothing to do with it. To suggest otherwise without evidence casts Waters as some sort of victim of her skin color, which is a truly racist assumption.