I wrote a blog a while ago called Punchlines and Prophecies. In it, I said that we now know that the old adage “anybody can grow up to be President” turns out to be true. But I also pointed out that just because anybody can grow up to be president, not everybody SHOULD be president.
In the comments, a commentator, ‘Lwbut’, made a point that really caught my attention. He said “The problem is you’re supposed to be a grown up to be President, which clearly the Child-in-Chief has not managed yet.”
That got me to thinking.
In the book “Fire and Fury”, the author makes the point again and again, that EVERYBODY in the White House thinks the President is a child. And they all treat him as one. He’s basically a spoiled petulant 8-year-old. And a ‘soft 8′ at that.
The constitution says that to be President you have to be a natural-born citizen of the U.S. and at least 35 years old. But they didn’t say if that was your actual age, or your mental age!
So — is Trump a child? Think about it. Look at all the pictures I’ve found of Trump as a spoiled brat. It only took me five minutes!! Can you say that about any other president?
So. If you are a 70-year-old, but have the mind and temperament of an 8-year old, do you meet the requirements of the Constitution? I say no! Let’s take it to the Supreme Court!
I realize this is another example of the Child-in-Chief completely ignoring another one of those pesky “political norms.”
In this case it’s “A President cannot act like a child!” So, this is just another thing we’re going to have to make into an actual law. In the future, there will be a sign on the door to the Oval Office that says: