It's been two days since Trump alluded to Hillary Clinton's assassination, so the Republican nominee probably figured it was about time for his next crazy outburst. At a rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Trump said that President Barack Obama founded ISIS. Well, what he said verbatim was actually, "He is the founder of ISIS. He's the founder of ISIS, OK? He's the founder. He founded ISIS." Bet you read that in Trump's voice.
Yes, he said that Barack Obama is the FOUNDER of ISIS and that "Crooked" Hillary Clinton is the co-founder. Ay yai yai, where to begin with this?
Okay, let's back up for a second. First of all, ISIS was founded in 1999, nine years prior to Obama being elected President. So basically, Trump is saying that an Illinois State Senator and the First Lady of the United States got together and created ISIS. George W. Bush was in office when ISIS, Iraq's local affiliate of Al-Qaeda, began to rise in power and gain a following. So basically, even if Trump meant this completely ludicrous statement hyperbolically, the timeline still doesn't quite check out.
88 more days to go until Election Day. Bet you that Trump makes at least 88 more idiotic statements before November 8.