According to the historian Suetonius, the emperor Caligula once lined up his army on a beach and declared war on Neptune, god of the sea.

During one hurricane briefing at the White House, Trump said, “I got it. I got it. Why don’t we nuke them?” according to one source who was there.

“They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they’re moving across the Atlantic, we drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane and it disrupts it. Why can’t we do that?”

A stable genius

In the comment section, Adam wrote, “This was a tweet I read that was posted early today:”

“Donald Trump is obsessed with nuclear bombs because he’s both Fat Man and Little Boy”

Some Twitter wag

About 100 years ago, H.L. Mencken made a prediction about the Presidency.

“As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”

H.L. Mencken, Baltimore Evening Sun, 26 July 1920