Donald Trump’s bizarre answer to whether he would use nukes against ISIS

Donald Trump’s bizarre answer to whether he would use nukes against ISIS March 22, 2016
photo credit: Donald Trump via photopin (license)
photo credit: Donald Trump via photopin (license)

The Washington Post asked Donald Trump if he would be willing to use nuclear weapons in the fight against ISIS.

His response is beyond bizarre and just highlights how in over his head he really is.

RYAN: You [MUFFLED] mentioned a few minutes earlier here that you would knock ISIS. You’ve mentioned it many times. You’ve also mentioned the risk of putting American troop in a danger area. If you could substantially reduce the risk of harm to ground troops, would you use a battlefield nuclear weapon to take out ISIS?

TRUMP: I don’t want to use, I don’t want to start the process of nuclear. Remember the one thing that everybody has said, I’m a counterpuncher. Rubio hit me. Bush hit me. When I said low energy, he’s a low-energy individual, he hit me first. I spent, by the way he spent 18 million dollars’ worth of negative ads on me. That’s putting [MUFFLED]…

RYAN: This is about ISIS. You would not use a tactical nuclear weapon against ISIS?

[CROSSTALK]

TRUMP: I’ll tell you one thing, this is a very good looking group of people here. Could I just go around so I know who the hell I’m talking to?

What?

 

[h/t Mother Jones]

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