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Tom of Temecula

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Sat Dec 2, 2023, 10:33 PM Dec 2

Dementia riddled Donald Trump appears to struggle with who Barron Trump is [View all]

Donald Trump keeps showing worsening signs of dementia and/or senility, including repeatedly getting confused about whether the current President is Obama or Biden, which Bush brother was President, how many World Wars we’ve had, and so on. Trump’s apologists keep trying to cover for it by suggesting that Trump’s gaffes are actually hints about Biden being an Obama puppet and such. But it’s getting easier and easier to see that Trump’s mind is fading.

Donald Trump was asked about his teenage son Barron in a new interview. Here’s what Trump had to say: “He’s a tall guy, very tall, six foot eight. He’s a great young man. Very good student. I think he’s doing a good job, Barron. I think he’s doing a very good job.” Keep in mind that Donald Trump is talking about his own son – and this is all he could come up with about him. Trump appears to remember that Barron is unusually tall, but that’s about it. Beyond that it’s all generic platitudes.

Some are suggesting that this means Donald Trump simply doesn’t know anything about his son to begin with. But we’ve all seen enough footage of them together to know that they’re at least spending some time together. It would be impossible for Trump to know this little about his son. It’s fairly obvious that Trump was instead struggling to remember what he does know about Barron, and struggling to remember who he is beyond the fact that he’s tall.

If you’ve had the misfortune to watch people around you go through dementia, you know that this is pretty much how it works. They end up speaking about family members and people close to them in generic terms, because they can’t remember much of anything about them. Donald Trump has now reached a stage of cognitive decline where he doesn’t seem to know who Barron is, beyond being a tall kid. It’ll only get worse.


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I don't think he sounds confused. Demobrat Dec 2 #1
. . . and who doesn't give a shit. hatrack Dec 2 #3
Yes snpsmom Dec 2 #6
Maybe the press should ask about his golf game instead? 🤷🏻‍♀️ Scottie Mom Dec 2 #10
"I Shot 59 Yesterday" ProfessorGAC Dec 3 #38
I'm 6'3 and 215#'s sarcasmo Dec 3 #41
+1. tblue37 Dec 3 #45
That's not dementia. He doesn't care about him. He's disinterested. n/t Whiskeytide Dec 2 #2
Yep. Probably surprised that a question about someone besides himself tanyev Dec 2 #9
Exactly DENVERPOPS Dec 3 #28
He likes that his son is very tall and manly Johonny Dec 3 #40
Agree with prior posts. My father couldn't tell you five things about me. no_hypocrisy Dec 2 #4
Trump says he's good and great. Nobody asks him to list five things that make him good and five things great. TheBlackAdder Dec 3 #27
My father was completely oblivious as well Random Boomer Dec 3 #29
Anybody know what job Barron is doing? emulatorloo Dec 2 #5
High school student? nt Dulcinea Dec 2 #13
Student TwilightZone Dec 2 #14
That poor kid, being trump's son, particularly now. Trump has ruined that kid, he has to have Trump as his last name. CTyankee Dec 3 #32
Being a son. hay rick Dec 3 #23
Thought that sounded odd, too treestar Dec 3 #35
Thought that sounded odd, too treestar Dec 3 #36
That's what reveals he doesn't remember who Barron is. milestogo Dec 3 #42
So hard to measure mental decline when your starting point is dumb as rocks unblock Dec 2 #7
On the money unblock. Rafi Dec 2 #16
Thread winner! (n/t) PJMcK Dec 3 #31
About speaking in generic terms, madaboutharry Dec 2 #8
Agree with the other commentors. TwilightZone Dec 2 #11
trump is a narcissist who is obsessed with height ecstatic Dec 2 #12
You nsiled malaise Dec 3 #34
that string of words sound EXACTLY like the Trump stopdiggin Dec 2 #15
It is doubtful that he ever held moniss Dec 2 #17
I remember he once said about Melania Demobrat Dec 2 #18
Dementia Donald does not even recognize his own ex-wife. keithbvadu2 Dec 2 #19
Hate trump with every ounce of my soul, But we really Laura PourMeADrink Dec 3 #20
--- about the same as his relationship with Tiffany. But in this case, I believe it is the kid who 3Hotdogs Dec 3 #22
Post removed Post removed Dec 3 #21
Combination. tRump's narcissism means he talks incessantly about himself, never listens to his son Bernardo de La Paz Dec 3 #24
Orange Bastard, the coke-addled pedophile rapist, can't remember fucking shit about his life. SoFlaBro Dec 3 #25
I disagree with this... Grins Dec 3 #26
I'd love someone to ask him about his grandkids Bristlecone Dec 3 #30
Oldest, Next Oldest, Pretty One, Smallest One and Oh Geez Not That One. tanyev Dec 3 #33
Just what is Barron's job? Emile Dec 3 #37
Who is surprised by this? LetMyPeopleVote Dec 3 #39
A Little of Both Deep State Witch Dec 3 #43
Person, woman, man, camera, TV, tall guy Swede Dec 3 #44
First, Welcome to DU! red dog 1 Dec 3 #46
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