Yesterday, President Donald Trump used his big-league brain to spitball some new solutions to beating COVID-19. Predictably, they were the nonsense ramblings of a lunatic. Told that disinfectants kill the virus on surfaces, the national disgrace suggested injecting disinfectant into the human body.
“I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in a minute, one minute,” Trump said in a press conference, “And is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside, or almost a cleaning?”
Trump went on to admit they’d have to use “medical doctors” to pursue this idea. “I’m not a doctor,” he said, then pointed to his head, adding, “But I’m—like—a person that has a good you-know-what.”
The word is “brain,” Mr. President.
To be totally clear: injecting disinfectants would poison and potentially kill people. It’s literally how some murderers have killed people. The president is a dangerous moron offering suicide solutions during a pandemic. Just so we’re clear!
Anyway, here’s how Twitter reacted:
Two million years of hominid evolution, and it comes to this. https://t.co/rWJUh4Mvs5— George Monbiot (@GeorgeMonbiot) April 24, 2020
After Donald Trump suggests ‘injecting disinfectant’ to treat coronavirus, millions of furloughed workers wonder why they’re currently out of a job while the world’s biggest imbecile isn’t.— Have I Got News For You (@haveigotnews) April 24, 2020
Donald Trump supporters are struggling right now. They are having to simultaneously think Coronavirus is just the flu while also thinking it is a Chinese bio weapon designed to turn them communist all while standing in their kitchens injecting disinfectant into themselves. Hard.— Matt Haig (@matthaig1) April 24, 2020
Did you ever imagined that we will have to cope with a president suggesting injection of #disinfectant into our bodies? This is beyond any sci-fi/comedy ever written. #Trump pic.twitter.com/p2QmDmAOu6— Panos Iordanidis (@PanosIordan) April 24, 2020
what a time to be alive https://t.co/kAFhUqnyPB— Kaila Sarah Hier is screaming into the void (@cleverrgirrl) April 24, 2020
Thought exactly that yesterday. Injecting disinfectant? https://t.co/XRAxpnfWin— Thandie Newton OBE (@thandienewton) April 24, 2020
I mean, the idea of injecting disinfectant into the body - suggested by the President of the United States - isn't this the moment that everyone agrees Trump is mentally unfit for the job? #25thAmendmentBeforeWeAllDie— Darren Hayes (@darrenhayes) April 24, 2020
Calm down, Trump just suggested injecting people with bleach, it’s not like he said anything really dangerous like when Michelle Obama suggested that kids should eat vegetables.— The Volatile Mermaid (@OhNoSheTwitnt) April 24, 2020
Obama wanted you to have health insurance…Trump wants you to drink bleach.— Vic 🍩 (@vicsepulveda) April 24, 2020
The difference between both parties summed up. #Clorox
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” - FDR— Alex Cole (@acnewsitics) April 24, 2020
“Drink bleach.” - Trump
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