#012: Is Donald Trump Functionally Illiterate? (orig. post by TechGirl1951)

I’ve found a new research project…and a helluva lot more to be concerned about…

Many thanks for writing, TechGirl. Onward to the “whoa…”:


Eat Pray Vote

By Susan Kuebler

This is a question that has been raised before, during the campaign.  But in light of the recent story reported by the New York Times that President Trump signed the Executive Order appointing Steve Bannon to the National Security Council without having been “briefed” on it is troubling in and of itself. Why would he sign an EO without first reading it himself?  And if he did read it, did he not recognize the implications of his action?

It is entirely possible for an otherwise reasonably intelligent person to function in school, in business, and in everyday life and still not be able to read or comprehend the written language without some type of help.  People who suffer from dyslexia, for example, encounter this problem.  According to the Mayo Clinic “Dyslexia is a learning disorder characterized by difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning…

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4 thoughts on “#012: Is Donald Trump Functionally Illiterate? (orig. post by TechGirl1951)

    • TheChattyIntrovert says:

      Yeah, I want to look this up some more, big time. I’m concerned that with his cabinet full of “yes men,” it still doesn’t mean they don’t have agendas of their own. They used to joke on SNL and stuff about Dubya just trusting and never reading anything. I’m sure he read at least most of it and then signed (just maybe didn’t ask questions). Seriously…how easy would it be for somebody to slip something in there for him to sign and then lie to his face about it, IF that is how this is going to work…the possible ramifications are mindblowing. I’ll have my full head of gray hair LONG before this term’s over at this rate.

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